GLO-9F1935: GLO-9F1935 Denarius of Vespasian struck by Titus

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-9F1935

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Divus Vespasian struck by Titus (AD 79-81) after the death of his father, c.AD 80-81 (Reece Period 4). Obverse: laureate head right DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS. EX S C reverse type depicting shield resting against cippus, on which stands an urn, laurels to right and left. Mint of Rome. RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 220, no. 359

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80
Date to: Circa AD 81

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.58 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd May 2016

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Titus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [DIV]VS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS

Reverse description: E X [SC] on round shield set on column, upon which an urn sits, laurel branch to each side
Reverse inscription: E X [SC]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Titus 359
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed.) p. 220, no. 359

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Huntley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7218
Four figure Latitude: 51.85987609
Four figure longitude: -2.40798858
1:25K map: SO7218
1:10K map: SO71NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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