SF-30AC8C: Roman coin: denarius of Nero

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-30AC8C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius of Nero (AD 54-68) dating to AD 65-66 (Reece Period 3). SALVS reverse type depicting Salus draped seated left on throne holding patera. Mint of Rome. As RIC I, pg 153, no 60. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 2.25 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2020 - Thursday 31st December 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: WMH41

Materials and construction

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

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: Salvs seated left on thrown, holding patera in left hand
Reverse inscription: SALVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 60
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I pg 153, no 60

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wenhaston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 8 months ago

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