About this object

Silver denarius of Vespasian.
Obverse: IMP [CAES AU]G VESP AVG CENS surrounding laureate bust of Vespasian facing right.
Reverse: PONTIF [M]AXIM surrounding seated figure of Vespasian facing right, scepter in dexter hand, branch in sinister.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 21, number 65.
Roman Silver Coinage, number 387.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 73 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    2.8 g
Object view = Archaeology
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