DUR-D9F079: DUR-D9F079

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Unique ID: DUR-D9F079

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Roman silver denarius from AD 96.

Obverse: laurate head right; inscription IMP NERVA[CAES AUG P.]M.TRP.COS.II.P.P.

Reverse: Salus seated left holding two ears of corn; inscription SALUS PUBLICA

Reece period 5

RIC Vol II (Nerva) no. 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 96
Date to: Circa AD 96

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 17.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Simon Lipscombe
Identified by: Mr Simon Lipscombe

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: Laurate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP NERVA [CAES AVG P.]M.TRP.COS.II P.P.

Reverse description: Salus seated left holding two ears of corn
Reverse inscription: SALUS PUBLICA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II 9
  • BMC : 19

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: HUNWICK

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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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