SF-FF08D7: Roman coin: denarius

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Unique ID: SF-FF08D7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn silver Roman Republican denarius of the moneyer A.Licinius Nerva IIIVir, 47 BC, Mint of Rome. Edge incomplete. RRC p. 469, no. 454/1


A. Licinius Nerva is otherwise unknown. This issue had 66 obverse and 73 reverse dies so is quite substantial.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 47 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.11 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: finder's ref. 3047

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head of Fides r.
Obverse inscription: (FIDES NERVA)

Reverse description: Horseman galloping r. with hand dragging naked warrior who holds sword and shield.
Reverse inscription: Below, [A.LICINIVS or similar]; to l., of horseman, III; on r., (VIR)

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
RRC Identifier: RRC 454/1

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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