WMID-CC9C55: Roman Coin: Denarius of Nerva

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Unique ID: WMID-CC9C55

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver denarius of Nerva (AD 96 - AD 98) dating to the year AD 97 (Reece Period5). Reverse type IMP II COS III DESIGN IIII P P depictingLibertas standing left holding pileus and rod. Mint ofRome. RIC Vol II, page 225, No 39.

Diameter: 18.5 mm
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.8 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 97
Date to: Exactly AD 97

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2014 - Friday 1st August 2014

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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 Bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP NERVA CAES AVG GERM P M TR P II

Reverse description: Libertas standing left holding a pileus and rod.
Reverse inscription: IMP II COS III DESIGN IIII P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Harlaston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2009
Four figure Latitude: 52.67833503
Four figure longitude: -1.70562198
1:25K map: SK2009
1:10K map: SK20NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out detecting

References cited

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Updated: 7 years ago

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