DUR-B4E094: Coin: Aureus of Nero

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Unique ID: DUR-B4E094

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold aureus of Nero, AD 65-6, Rome, IVPPITER CVSTOS, Jupiter seated left with thunderbolt and spear, RIC (I): 52.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 65
Date to: Exactly AD 66

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.07 mm
Weight: 6.9 g
Diameter: 18.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Miss Emma Morris

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: NERO CAESAR AVGSTVS

Reverse description: Jupiter seated left holding thunderbolt and spear
Reverse inscription: IVPPITER CVSTOS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Pocklington Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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