LVPL-C39AFB: Roman plated denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-C39AFB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A plated contemporary copy of a silver Roman denarius of Titus (AD 79-81) under Vespasian, dating to the period AD 72-73 (Reece period 4). NEP [RED] reverse type depicting Neptune standing left, right foot on globe, holding acrostolium and sceptre. c.f RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 83, no. 366 for the prototype.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

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 73

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st April 2017 - Wednesday 7th June 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: [T CAES IMP VESP] PON TR POT

Reverse description: Neptune standing left, right foot on globe, holding acrostolium and sceptre
Reverse inscription: NEP [RED]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed.) cf. p. 83, no. 366

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Buerton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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