WILT-F41A39: Nero sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-F41A39

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman as of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period AD 64-67 (Reece period 3). Reverse type depicting Victory flying left holding in both hands a shield inscribed [SPQR]. Probably mint of Lyon. Cf. RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 176, no. 422 passim for the reverse type.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 64
Date to: Circa AD 67

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.72 g
Diameter: 25.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Nadia Messina
Identified by: Miss Nadia Messina
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5127

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [N]ERO CL[...]

Reverse description: Victory flying left holding in both hands a shield inscribed [SPQR]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bromham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9766
Four figure Latitude: 51.39302989
Four figure longitude: -2.04450579
1:25K map: ST9766
1:10K map: ST96NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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