LVPL-706DF5: Roman coin: Antonine uncertain

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Unique ID: LVPL-706DF5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver denarius of Nerva (AD 96-98), dating to the period AD 96-98 (Reece period 5).
Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG (P M) [], Laureate head right.
Reverse type is illegible.
Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 96
Date to: Circa AD 98

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 2.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 13th April 2018 - Tuesday 13th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Ben Jones
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Nerva
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP NERVA CAES AVG (P M) […]

Reverse description: illegible.
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Burton

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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