SUR-62E8B9: Roman coin: Denarius of Nero

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-62E8B9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Nero (AD 54-68) dating to the period AD 64-65 (Reece Period 3). CONCORDIA [AVGVSTA] reverse type depicting Concordia seated left and holding a patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 153, no. 49.

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 65

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18.22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B17-748

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [NERO CAE]SAR-AVGVST[VS]

Reverse description: Concordia seated left holding a patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: CONCORDIA [AVGVSTA]

RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 49
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) p. 153, no. 49

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Moulsford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5883
Four figure Latitude: 51.54292534
Four figure longitude: -1.16504412
1:25K map: SU5883
1:10K map: SU58SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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

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

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