BERK-360A85: Roman Denarius - Gordian III

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-360A85

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Roman denarius of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to c. AD 70 (Reece Period 4). COS ITER TR POT reverse type depitcing Aequitas standing left, holding scales & sceptre. Mint of Rome. RSC 94a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 70

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Secondary identifier: Miss Anni Byard

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]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left, holding scales & sceptre.
Reverse inscription: CO[S I]TER TR POT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Goring (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6079
Four figure Latitude: 51.50675504
Four figure longitude: -1.13688793
1:25K map: SU6079
1:10K map: SU67NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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