NMGW-7C3FA1: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: NMGW-7C3FA1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A contemporary copy of a silver Roman denarius of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period c.AD 60-64 (Reece period 3). PONTIF MAX TR P [...] reverse type depicting Roma standing right, left foot on helmet, inscribing shield on knee. Prototype of the mint of Rome. cf. RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 152, no. 28 passim.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 60
Date to: Circa AD 64

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2009.36.4

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 CAE]SAR AVG [IMP]

Reverse description: Roma standing right, left foot on helmet, inscribing shield on knee
Reverse inscription: PONT[...]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Powys (Unitary Authority)
District: Powys (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Yscir (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO0029
Four figure Latitude: 51.950472
Four figure longitude: -3.456451
1:25K map: SO0029
1:10K map: SO02NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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