BUC-905EF3: Roman coin: Denarius of Nerva

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Unique ID: BUC-905EF3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Nerva (96-98 AD) dating to 97 AD, Reece period 5. TR.P.II COS III reverse type depicting Libertas standing left holding pileus and sceptre. The coin is oval shaped. Mint of Rome. RIC II page 225, number 31.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.9 mm
Width: 16.6 mm
Weight: 2.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th June 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4688

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
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP NERVA AVG PM TRP II COS III PP

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : II page 225, number 31

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Leckhampstead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7337
Four figure Latitude: 52.02662031
Four figure longitude: -0.93744036
1:25K map: SP7337
1:10K map: SP73NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
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