NARC-3C0434: aureus obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-3C0434

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A gold Roman aureus of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period c.AD 64-65 (Reece period 3). SALVS (in exergue) reverse type depicting Salus seated left holding patera, left hand resting at her side. Mint of Rome. As RIC I, no. 59.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 64
Date to: Circa AD 65

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7 g
Diameter: 19 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: NERO CAESAR-AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Salus seated left holding patera, left hand resting at her side
Reverse inscription: SALVS (in exergue)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 59
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) no. 59

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0176
Four figure Latitude: 52.372744
Four figure longitude: -0.517854
1:25K map: TL0176
1:10K map: TL07NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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