NCL-F0BA46: Roman Coin:  Denarius of Vespasian

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Unique ID: NCL-F0BA46

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Vespasian dating to the period AD 69 to 71 (Reece period 4). IVDAEA reverse type depicting Judaea seated right. Mint of Rome. RIC II, Pt II, p. 16, no. 15.


SF 877

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 69
Date to: AD 71

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001 - Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

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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
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES [...]

Reverse description: Jewess seated right; trophy to left
Reverse inscription: IVDAEA [in exergue]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E.A. 1930 Roman Imperial Coinage: Antoninus Pius to Commodus London Spink and Son Ltd RIC 15

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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