SUSS-829F2A: A silver Roman denarius of Otho dating to AD 69 (Reece period 3)

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-829F2A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Otho dating to AD 69 (Reece period 3). SECVRITAS PR reverse type depicting Securitas standing left holding a wreath and sceptre.

Thickness: 2mm
Weight: 3.08g
Diameter: 18.6mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.08 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 19th September 2016 - Monday 19th September 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Otho
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: IMO MOTHO CAESAR AVG TR P

Reverse description: Securitas standing right. Right hand holding wreath left sceptre.
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS P R

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Otho 7
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
Parish or ward: Yapton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9603
Four figure Latitude: 50.81859848
Four figure longitude: -0.63857526
1:25K map: SU9603
1:10K map: SU90SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Audit data

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

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