DUR-E44530: Denarius of Vespasian

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Unique ID: DUR-E44530

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A complete silver denarius of Vespasian dating to AD 73 (Reece Period 4). FIDES PVBL reverse type depicting clasped hands holding caduceus, poppies and corn ears. Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC II, p. 21, no. 55.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 73

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 18.84 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lauren Proctor
Identified by: Miss Lauren Proctor

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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 bust right
Obverse inscription: ...VESP AVG P M COS...

Reverse description: Clasped hands holding caduceus, corn ears and poppies
Reverse inscription: [FIDES PVBL]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

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)
Parish or ward: Etton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9342
Four figure Latitude: 53.86589136
Four figure longitude: -0.58724993
1:25K map: SE9342
1:10K map: SE94SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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