NLM-A0A112: Roman Coin: Denarius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-A0A112

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Roman Coin. Denarius of Vespasian (69-79), Reece period 4.

Obverse description: Bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: IMP CAES VESP[---]III

Reverse description: Female figure seated left holding patera and cornucopiae.

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin.

Diameter: 17.3mm, Weight: 2.64gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69
Date to: Circa AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.64 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th January 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM24537

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base 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: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust laureate right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES VESP[---]III

Reverse description: Female figure seated left holding patera and cornucopiae.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: Wilberfoss

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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