BH-6B7676: Roman coin: silver denarius of Nero (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-6B7676

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn Roman silver denarius, probably of Nero (AD 54-68) dating to the period AD 66-7 (Reece Period 3). Probably a IVPPITER CVSTOS reverse type depicting Jupiter seated left on throne, holding thunderbolt in right hand and long sceptre in left. Mint of Rome. As RIC I, p.154, no. 64.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 66
Date to: Exactly AD 67

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 28th August 2018 - Tuesday 4th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [NERO CAES]AR [AVG]

Reverse description: Jupiter seated left holding thunderbolt and sceptre
Reverse inscription: [IV]PPIT[ER CVSTOS]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: St. Albans (District)
Parish or ward: Redbourn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1011
Four figure Latitude: 51.7868546
Four figure longitude: -0.40664642
1:25K map: TL1011
1:10K map: TL11SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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