YORYM-08C533: Roman Coin : Denarius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-08C533

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denari of Vespasian, PON MAX T RP COS V, Rome mint, AD 74.

RIC II, p.23, no.77.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 74

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG (retrograde)

Reverse description: Vespasian seated right holding sceptre and branch
Reverse inscription: PON MAX T RP COS V (retrograde)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wawne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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