SUR-78562A: Roman coin: Sestertius of Nero

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-78562A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period AD 64-67 (Reece period 3). ROMA, S C reverse type depicting Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory in right hand, left hand resting on parazonium. Mint of Lyon. Cf. RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 175, no. 398 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: 19.66 g

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: B17-870

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [...] CAESAR (AVG)[...]P P

Reverse description: Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory in right hand, left hand resting on parazonium
Reverse inscription: ROMA (in exergue), S C

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6179
Four figure Latitude: 51.50664818
Four figure longitude: -1.12248133
1:25K map: SU6179
1:10K map: SU67NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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