LVPL-CBC7E5: Roman denarius of Nero

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Unique ID: LVPL-CBC7E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Nero (AD 54-68). Reverse: no legend; legionary eagle between two standards. RIC 68. Rome AD 68.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2015 - Monday 10th August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (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 head right.
Obverse inscription: IMP NE[RO C]AESAR AVG P [P]

Reverse description: Legionary eagle between two standards.
Reverse inscription: No legend

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Christleton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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