NARC-E505F4: Early Roman coin: silver denarius of Nerva

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Unique ID: NARC-E505F4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Nerva (AD 96-98), dating to the period c.AD 96 (Reece period 5). SALVS PVBLICA reverse type depicting Salus seated left holding corn ears. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 223, no. 9.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 96
Date to: Circa AD 96

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Weight: 3.03 g
Diameter: 18.76 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th March 2008

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nerva
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS II P P

Reverse description: Salus seated left holding corn ears
Reverse inscription: SAL[VS] PVBLICA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Nerva 9
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 223, no. 9

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6065
Four figure Latitude: 52.27988
Four figure longitude: -1.121951
1:25K map: SP6065
1:10K map: SP66NW
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

References cited

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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