NMS-7307E7: Roman coin : plated denarius of Vitellius

Rights Holder: Adrian Marsden
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Unique ID: NMS-7307E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver plated denarius of Vitellius, reverse XV VI[...], tripod with dolphin and raven, weight 1.58g, c.AD69-100

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.58 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th October 2014 - Wednesday 12th November 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adrian Marsden
Identified by: Dr Adrian Marsden

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 59780
Other reference: AMD112014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vitellius
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]GERM IMP[...]

Reverse description: Tripod, raven and dolphin
Reverse inscription: XV VI[...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Bawburgh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG1508
Four figure Latitude: 52.62715625
Four figure longitude: 1.17528146
1:25K map: TG1508
1:10K map: TG10NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 4 years ago

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