WMID-9A85AC: Roman coin: unknown emperor (obverse an reverse)

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Unique ID: WMID-9A85AC

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A Roman silver denarius of Titus (AD 79-81 AD) dating to AD 79-80. Reverse depicts 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. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 118, no. 15.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 79
Date to: Circa AD 80

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.02 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

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

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 facing right with inverted legend
Obverse inscription: IMP TITVS [CAES] VESPASIAN[VS AVG P M]

Reverse description: Venus, naked except for slight drapery round thighs, standing right, resting left arm on cippus, holding helmet in extended right hand and transverse spear in left
Reverse inscription: [TR P VIII IMP X]V COS VII P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Titus 15
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Wolvey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4490
Four figure Latitude: 52.50612782
Four figure longitude: -1.35318167
1:25K map: SP4490
1:10K map: SP49SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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