HESH-D23A30: Silver Denarius of Titus (79-81 AD), minted in 79 AD

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-D23A30

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Denarius of Titus (79-81 AD), minted in 79 AD. The obverse depicts a likeness of the head of Titus facing right with laureate crown. The obverse inscription reads: IMP TIT[VS VESPASI]AN AVG PM GERM. The reverse depicts a radiate figure on rostral column. The inscription is worn but would probably read: [TRP ... IMP ... COS ... PP]

References
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E. A. 0 Roman Imperial Coinage Spink and Son London [pages: 117, 118 ref: 10 or 16]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.7 mm
Width: 19.2 mm
Weight: 2.21 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 29th October 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Dr Roger Bland

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]
Obverse description: Head laureate right
Obverse inscription: IMP TIT[VS VESPASI]AN AVG PM

Reverse description: Radiate figure on rostral column
Reverse inscription: [TRP ... IMP ... COS ... PP]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Herefordshire

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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