SUR-DDA18B: Roman coin: Plated denarius of  Nero

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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Unique ID: SUR-DDA18B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A plated copy of a denarius of Nero dating to the period AD 54-68 (Reece Period 3). FIDES EXERCITVS reverse type depicts clasped hands.


(Apologies for the unfocussed obverse)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 54
Date to: Circa AD 68

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.12 g
Diameter: 19.24 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 16-309

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Obverse description: A laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Clasped hands
Reverse inscription: FIDES EXERCITVS

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Odiham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7649
Four figure Latitude: 51.23513194
Four figure longitude: -0.91279891
1:25K map: SU7649
1:10K map: SU74NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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