About this object

Silver denarius of Vespasian.
Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian, facing right, legend around '[IMP] CAES VESP AUG [P M COS IIII]'
Reverse: Figure of Victory, walking right, to place palm leaf on a standard. Legend around 'VICTORIA [AVGVSTI]'
Possibly of low silver content due to presence of verdigris.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 57, number 362 or page 20, number 52.
Roman Silver Coinage, number 618.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 72 AD - 73 AD
  • Materials
    Silver Alloy
  • Location
    Item currently on loan
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.8 g
Object view = Archaeology
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