HAMP-329C0D: Roman coin : contemporary copy of a denarius of Nero

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Unique ID: HAMP-329C0D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver-plated copper alloy contemporary copy of silver denarius of Nero (AD 54-68), showing Roma standing left to the reverse and probably RO-MA to either side. Mint and date of prototype: Rome, c. AD 67-8 (Reece period 3). Reference for prototype: RIC I p.154, 70.
The coin is worn and damaged to the reverse with fabric lost from the core.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 67
Date to: Circa AD 68

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.08 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th September 2014 - Sunday 7th September 2014

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3879

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: NERO C[AE]SAR AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Roma standing left; [RO] - [M]?A in field

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 70
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Smannell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3848
Four figure Latitude: 51.22992928
Four figure longitude: -1.45715717
1:25K map: SU3848
1:10K map: SU34NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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