PUBLIC-578582: A complete silver-plated, bronze-cored contemporary copy of a denarius of?

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-578582

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete contemporary plated copy of a denarius of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period c.54-68 (Reece period 4). SALVS (in exergue) reverse type depicting Salus seated left on throne holding patera, left hand resting at her side. Cf. RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 153, no. 60.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 54
Date to: Circa AD 68

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.43 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 19.91 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th September 2012

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Obverse description: Laureate(?) head right
Obverse inscription: [N]ERO CL[...]

Reverse description: Salus seated left on throne holding patera, left hand resting at her side
Reverse inscription: SALVS (in exergue)

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Tarring Neville

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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