LVPL-E327B4: Roman denarius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-E327B4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Vespasian (AD69-79). Reverse: VESTA ; Vesta standing left holding simpulum and sceptre. Rome, AD72. RIC.50.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 72
Date to: Circa AD 72

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 15th May 2017 - Monday 15th May 2017

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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: Vespasian
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: [IMP] CAES VESP AVG P M COS [III]

Reverse description: Vesta standing left holding simpulum and sceptre.
Reverse inscription: VESTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: Newby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: LVPL
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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