COIN

Unique ID: DUR-B4E094

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold aureus of Nero, AD 65-6, Rome, IVPPITER CVSTOS, Jupiter seated left with thunderbolt and spear, RIC (I): 52.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 65
Date to: Exactly AD 66

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 2.07 mm
Weight: 6.9 g
Diameter: 18.36 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Emma Morris - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Nero [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: NERO CAESAR AVGSTVS
Reverse description: Jupiter seated left holding thunderbolt and spear
Reverse inscription: IVPPITER CVSTOS
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Coin: Aureus of Nero

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: East Riding Of Yorkshire
District: East Riding Of Yorkshire
To be known as: Pocklington Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 22nd March 2012
Updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012

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