DEV-A606A3: Roman coin: denarius of Nero

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Unique ID: DEV-A606A3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman silver denarius of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period c. AD 65-66 (Reece Period 3). SALVS reverse type depicting Salus, draped, seated left, on ornamental throne, holding patera in right hand and resting left hand on side, with SALVS in exergue. Mint of Rome. As RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 153, no. 60.

Measurements: 17.8mm diameter, 2.3mm thickness, weight 2.67g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 65
Date to: Circa AD 66

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 2.67 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 4th September 2019 - Tuesday 7th January 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018777

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: (NERO) CAESAR AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Salus, draped, seated left, on ornamental throne, holding patera in right hand and resting left hand on side
Reverse inscription: SALVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 60
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) p. 153, no. 60

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
To be known as: Halberton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Recording Institution: DEV
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Updated: 2 years ago

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