LVPL-58A32F: Roman denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-58A32F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn silver Roman denarius of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period AD 74 (Reece period 4). Reverse type depicting winged caduceus, illegible legend. Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 107, no. 684.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 74
Date to: Circa AD 74

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.35 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st May 2017 - Tuesday 30th May 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: Complete

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: [...]ESAR-VESP [AV]G

Reverse description: Winged caduceus
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Vespasian 684
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed.) p. 107, no. 684

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Willington

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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