YORYM-D51B48: Roman Coin : Denarius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-D51B48

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A broken silver Roman denarius of Vespasian dating to the period AD 69 - 79 (Reece Period 4). Uncertain reverse type possibly depicting Mars standing left, holding spear and trophy. Mint uncertain.

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 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06259

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]
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR[--------------]

Reverse description: Mars standing left, holding spear and trophy
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Monk Fryston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4929
Four figure Latitude: 53.75506717
Four figure longitude: -1.25832476
1:25K map: SE4929
1:10K map: SE42NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 14 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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