BUC-ADA4ED: Roman coin: Denarius of Vitellius

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-ADA4ED

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Vitellius (AD 69), dating to AD 69. SPQR OB CS reverse type, contained within an oak wreath. RIC 1, page 225, number 21.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.5 mm
Width: 16.9 mm
Weight: 2.77 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4866

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
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [A VITEL]LIVS.GERMAN.IMP.TR.P

Reverse description: Oak wreath
Reverse inscription: SPQR//OB//CS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 1, page 225, number 21.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Longparish (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4146
Four figure Latitude: 51.21173939
Four figure longitude: -1.41442244
1:25K map: SU4146
1:10K map: SU44NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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