BH-40239B: Roman coin: As of Nero

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Unique ID: BH-40239B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy As of Nero, dating to AD c. 66 (Reece period 3). SPQR S C reverse depicting Victory flying left, holding inscribed shield. Mint of Lyon. RIC I rev., p. 182, no. 544.

Diameter: 29mm; thickness: 3.2mm. Weight: 10.39g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 66
Date to: Circa AD 66

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.2 mm
Weight: 10.39 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd February 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 15/31 - 1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head left, globe at point.
Obverse inscription: [IMP NERO] CAESAR AVG (P MAX) TR P P P

Reverse description: Victory flying left, holding shield inscribed 'SPQR'.
Reverse inscription: S-C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 544
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
To be known as: Princes Risborough

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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