WAW-E90955: Roman coin: Denarius of Nerva

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Unique ID: WAW-E90955

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A Roman silver denarius of Nerva (96 - 98 AD), CONCORDIA-EXERCITVVM reverse, Clasped hands holding legionary eagle resting on prow, Rome mint (RIC II, no. 3, Reece Period 5).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 96
Date to: Circa AD 98

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 17.65 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4278

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: Clasped hands holding a legionary eagle resting on a prow
Reverse inscription: CONCORDIA-EXERCITVVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Ripple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8637
Four figure Latitude: 52.03123
Four figure longitude: -2.205479
1:25K map: SO8637
1:10K map: SO83NE
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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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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