LEIC-02D564: Roman silver denarius of Nerva

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-02D564

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copy of a silver denarius of Nerva dating to the period 96 to 98 AD (Reece period 4). Illegible reverse type depicting Fortuna standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p223, no. 4.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.72 mm
Thickness: 2.41 mm
Weight: 1.62 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st August 2004

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: BOS1615

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nerva
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Head right
Obverse inscription: CAES AVG PM

Reverse inscription: illeg.

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
To be known as: Bosworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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