SF-7C7791:

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
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COIN

Unique ID: SF-7C7791

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn and somewhat encrusted silver denarius of Vitellius (AD 69) dating to c. AD 69 (Reece period 3). Reverse: LIBERTAS RESTITVA, Libertas standing facing holding pileus and rod. Mint of Rome. RIC vol. I, p. 273, no. 105.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.05 g
Diameter: 19.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vitellius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]ELLIVS GERMANIC[...]

Reverse description: Libertas standing facing, holding pileus and rod
Reverse inscription: LIB[ERTAS RESTITVTA]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
To be known as: Wix

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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