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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-D930FB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A base silver, or possibly plated, Roman denarius of Titus (79-81 AD) dating to c.AD 80 (Reece period 4). [IMP TITVS CAESAR ]V[ESPASIAN AVG P]M laureate head right. [TRP IX I]MP XV COS VIII P P reverse type depicting an elephant walking left. Mint of Rome. Diameter 17.08mm, weight 2.30g. As RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 206, no.115.

Commemorating the completion and dedication of the Colosseum and the opening of games in 80 AD, after ten years of construction.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80
Date to: Circa AD 80

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st September 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: Titus
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 TITVS CAESAR ]V[ESPASIAN AVG P]M

Reverse description: Elephant walking left.
Reverse inscription: [TR P] IX IMP XV COS VIII P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Titus 115
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed..) p. 206, no. 115.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: JC002

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while undertaking a metal detecting survey
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 2 years ago

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