ESS-E839A8: Roman coin: denarius of Civil Wars

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Unique ID: ESS-E839A8

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Roman silver denarius of the Civil Wars (68-70 AD), Group IV 'Military' type probably of Southern Gaul, IO MAX CAPITOLINVS (Jupiter seated in temple) reverse type, 69AD. RIC vol. I, pg. 214, no. 128b.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 68
Date to: Circa AD 69

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.35 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CIMS OEF 7087

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Civil War (coinage)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Gallic mint
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Veiled bust of Vest facing right with stephane and torch
Obverse inscription: VESTA [P R -Q]VIRITIVM

Reverse description: Jupiter seated facing left in distyle temple holding thunderbolt in his right hand and sceptre in his left. Wreath in pediment
Reverse inscription: [I] O M[AX]- CAPITO-LINVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: N/a
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
To be known as: Littlebury

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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