NLM-5F2064: Roman Coin: Denarius of Vespasian

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Unique ID: NLM-5F2064

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Titus (AD 79-81), dating to the period c.AD 80 (Reece period 4). [TR]P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P reverse type depicting a seat draped with winged thunderbolt above. Mint of Rome. As RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 206, no. 119.

Diameter: 17.7mm, Weight: 3.00g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80
Date to: Circa AD 80

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 24th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41256

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Titus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP [TI]TVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M

Reverse description: Seat draped with winged thunderbolt above
Reverse inscription: [TR]P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Titus 119
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed.) p. 206, no. 119

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Wyham cum Cadeby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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