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Unique ID: LANCUM-9F058E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver denarius of Vespasian, halved and broken denarius, Rome, c. 69-71 AD (RIC 10).

Obv: [IMP CAESAR VESPA]SIANVS AVG. Laureate head right.

Rev: [COS ITER] TR POT. Pax seated left holding branch and caduceus.

The diameter is 17mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 69
Date to: Exactly AD 71

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th July 2016 - Thursday 7th July 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Mr Matthew Ball

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAESAR VESPA]SIANVS AVG.

Reverse description: Pax seated left holding branch and caduceus.
Reverse inscription: [COS ITER] TR POT.

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Scotforth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD4757
Four figure Latitude: 54.00628749
Four figure longitude: -2.81014485
1:25K map: SD4757
1:10K map: SD45NE
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: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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