SWYOR-776F84: Roman coin; an incomplete denarius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-776F84

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A silver Roman coin; an incomplete denarius of Vespasian (AD 69 - 79) dating from about AD 71 (Reece Period 4). TRI POT II COS III P P reverse type depicting Pax seated left holding olive branch and caduceus. Mint of Rome. See Sear Volume I, number 2313 on page 438. The coin is broken with about a quarter missing. Diameter 17.4mm; thickness 1.6mm, weight 2.04g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 71
Date to: Circa AD 71

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.04 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd November 2018 - Saturday 3rd November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joan Tozer
Identified by: Ms Joan Tozer
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS reference number 3367

Materials and construction

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

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: (IMP) CAES VE[...]

Reverse description: Pax seated left holding an olive branch and a caduceus.
Reverse inscription: TRI POT II CO[S III P P]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Vespasian 39
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Ludford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2189
Four figure Latitude: 53.38399372
Four figure longitude: -0.18224922
1:25K map: TF2189
1:10K map: TF28NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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