HAMP-8C8369: Roman coin : denarius of Vitellius

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-8C8369

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman denarius of Vitellius (AD 69), I O MAX CAPITOLINVS reverse depicting Jupiter, naked to waist, seated left in distyle temple, holding thunderbolt and vertical sceptre. Mint of Lyon, dating to c. March - July AD 69 (Reece period 3).
Reference: RIC volume I (revised), p.271, Vitellius no.56.

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: Circa AD 69

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.26 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th December 2018 - Sunday 9th December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form HMHCT 293

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vitellius
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Laureate head right, globe at point of bust.
Obverse inscription: A VITELLIV[S]-IMP GERMAN

Reverse description: Jupiter, naked to waist, seated left in distyle temple, holding thunderbolt and vertical sceptre.
Reverse inscription: I O MAX [CAPITOLINVS] (retrograde)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Vitellius 56
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : I (revised edition) Vitellius 56

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7332
Four figure Latitude: 51.08268452
Four figure longitude: -0.95920561
1:25K map: SU7332
1:10K map: SU73SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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