HAMP-F2E09F: Roman coin : semis of Nero

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Unique ID: HAMP-F2E09F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy semis of Nero (AD 54-68), CER QVINQROM CON reverse depicting a table bearing an urn on left and a wreath on right. Mint of Lyon, c.AD 65 (Reece period 3).
Reference: RIC volume I, p.179, no.487

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 65
Date to: Circa AD 65

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.86 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th May 2013 - Sunday 26th May 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders ref. GR/3169; Hampshire Cultural Trust Entry Form WINCM 164

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Semis
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM

Reverse description: Table bearing an urn on left and a wreath on right In exergue: S C
Reverse inscription: CER QVI[NQ]ROM CON

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 487
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 1 487

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Kings Worthy

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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