BH-1528B9: Roman coin: denarius of Vitellius

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-1528B9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Vitellius (AD 69) dating to AD 69 (Reece Period 3). A PONT MAXIM reverse type depicting Vesta seated right, holding sceptre and patera. Mint of Rome. As RIC I, p. 273, no.107.

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: 3.2 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Tuesday 12th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: aureate head of Vitellius right
Obverse inscription: A VITELLIVS GERM [IMP] AVG TR P

Reverse description: Vesta seated facing right, holding sceptre and patera
Reverse inscription: PONT MAXIM

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Vitellius 107
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Streatley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0828
Four figure Latitude: 51.94003198
Four figure longitude: -0.43032111
1:25K map: TL0828
1:10K map: TL02NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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