About this object

Silver denarius of Vespasian.
Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian facing right, legend '[IMP CA]ES VESP AVG P [M]'
Reverse: Vesta seated left, holding simpulum. Lettering 'TRI POT'
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 20, number 49.

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
    3.1 g
Object view = Archaeology
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