BERK-D8A75C: Roman Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-D8A75C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius of Vespasian (AD 69 - 79) dating to the period AD 70 (Reece Period 4). Reverse type [COSITER T-R] POT Pax seated left, holding branch and caduceus. RIC II, part I (second edition): 1312

The coin has a fragmented blacked surface with silver showing through.

The coin is 17.73mm in diameter, 1.86mm thick, weighing 2.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.86 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 17.73 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus

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: Spain
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP] CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Pax seated left, holding branch and caduceus.
Reverse inscription: [COSITER T-R] POT

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : II 1312

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Speen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4568
Four figure Latitude: 51.40924512
Four figure longitude: -1.354393
1:25K map: SU4568
1:10K map: SU46NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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