BH-336088: Roman coin: denarius of Nerva

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Unique ID: BH-336088

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A silver denarius of Nerva, dating to AD 98 (Reece period 5). IMP II COS IIII P P reverse depicting Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. RIC II (1926), p. 226, no. 44.

Diameter: 18.8mm; thickness: 1.6mm. Weight: 2.73g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 98
Date to: Exactly AD 98

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.73 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 15/111 - 132

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

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left, holding scales in right hand, cornucopiae in left.
Reverse inscription: IMP II COS IIII P P

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Aldermaston

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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