SF-DAE360: Roman coin: denarius of Vespasian.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-DAE360

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to AD 69-71 (Reece Period 4). COS [ITER TR] POT reverse type depicting Pax seated left holding branch and caduceus. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 16, no. 9.

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 71

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.51 mm
Weight: 3.09 g
Diameter: 17.48 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 7th June 2019

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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
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAESAR] VESPASIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Pax seated left holding branch and caduceus.
Reverse inscription: COS [ITER TR] POT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Thurston

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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