FAKL-D6D8F6: Roman silver denarius of Titus

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-D6D8F6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius of Titus (AD 79-81 AD)

Obverse T CAESAR IMP VESPASIANVS: Head of Titus, laureate, right Reverse TR POT VIII COS VII: Venus, naked except for slight drapery round thighs, standing right, resting left arm on column, holding helmet in extended right hand and transverse spear in left. Diameter 18.1mm, Mass 3.40g.

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: Exactly AD 76
Date to: Exactly AD 76

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 676

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]
Obverse description: Head of Titus, laureate, right Head of Titus, laureate, right.
Obverse inscription: T CAESAR IMP VESPASIANVS:

Reverse description: Venus, naked except for slight drapery round thighs, standing right, resting left arm on column, holding helmet in extended right hand and transverse spear in left highs, standing right, resting left arm on column, holding helmet in extended right hand and transverse spear in left
Reverse inscription: TR POT VIII COS VII:

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Vespasian 1
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol. II, part II 1077

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: Langtoft (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9966
Four figure Latitude: 54.08041299
Four figure longitude: -0.48825758
1:25K map: SE9966
1:10K map: SE96NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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