Denarius of Otho

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Issued by: Otho
Denomination: Denarius
Mint: Rome
Period: Roman
Date found: 09/07/2022
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire


A coin of Otho who reigned for 3 months in AD 69 during the Year of the Four Emperors. This is a denarius variant of an aureus. The first known examples were thought to possibly be copies but more recent finds indicate the type exists as a denarius. It is a Find of Note.