CAM-7EF268: Roman coin

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Unique ID: CAM-7EF268

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman Silver plated copper alloy coin; a denerius of Nerva (96-8), LIBERTAS PVBLICA, dating to AD96. Reece period 5. Die axis 6. RIC 7.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011 - Wednesday 31st August 2011

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nerva
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR COS II PP

Reverse description: Liberty standing left holding pileus and sceptre
Reverse inscription: LIBERTAS PVBLICA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire Area

Spatial coordinates

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

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