OXON-741F83: Roman coin: As of Nero

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Unique ID: OXON-741F83

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman as of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period AD 66 (Reece Period 3). Victory flying left with shield reverse type, probably the mint of Lyon. Sear 1988 no.690.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 66

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 9.5 g
Diameter: 26.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.577

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
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: Bare head right, globe at point of bust before inscription
Obverse inscription: IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P PP

Reverse description: Victory flying left, holding shield inscribed [SPQR]
Reverse inscription: S | C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chaddleworth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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