CORN-12CB29: denarius of Nerva (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-12CB29

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Nerva (AD 96-98), dating to AD 96 (as COS II in obverse legend), Reece period 5, LIBERTAS PUBLICA reverse type depicting Libertas standing left holding pileus and sceptre. Mint of Rome. Cf. BMC Vol. III, p.3, pl.1, fig.9, no.17.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 96
Date to: Exactly AD 96

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th May 2016 - Sunday 15th May 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Identified by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

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 PM TRP COS II PP

Reverse description: Libertas standing left holding pileus in right hand and sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: LIBERTAS PVBLICA

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II Nerva 7_denarius
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : III, no. 17

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Kew (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9975
Four figure Latitude: 50.5401434
Four figure longitude: -4.8380396
1:25K map: SW9975
1:10K map: SW95SE
Grid reference source: From 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

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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