LANCUM-20745A: Roman coin: Denarius of Nerva

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-20745A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver denarius of Nerva, dating to AD 96-97 (Reece period 5). LIBERTAS PVBLICA reverse depicting Libertas standing left, holding pileus and sceptre. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 224, no. 19.

Obv: IMP [NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P ] / Laureate head right.
Rev: LIBERTAS PVBLICA / Libertas standing left, holding pileus and sceptre.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 96
Date to: Exactly AD 97

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th March 2016

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Materials and construction

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

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 P M TR P COS III P P ]

Reverse description: Libertas standing left, holding pileus and sceptre
Reverse inscription: LIBERTAS [PVBLICA]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC II Nerva 19 (denarius)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Halton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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