DENO-FF41A8: Roman coin: denarius of Nerva

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-FF41A8

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

A silver Roman denarius of Nerva (AD 96-98), dating to AD 97 (Reece Period 5). AEQVITAS AVGVST reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 225, no. 25.

Dimensions: diameter 17.7mm, thickness 2.3mm, weight 2.77g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 2.77 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Natasha Harlow
Identified by: Dr Natasha Harlow

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8330 18

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 C]AE[S] AVG P M [TR] P II COS III P P

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: [AEQVITAS] AVGVST

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II Nerva 25 (denarius)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II 25

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: High Peak (District)
Parish or ward: Wormhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1373
Four figure Latitude: 53.2538533
Four figure longitude: -1.80660911
1:25K map: SK1373
1:10K map: SK17SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
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