SF-BA8BD6: Roman coin: denarius of Nero.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-BA8BD6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to AD 63-64 (Reece Period 3). PONTIF MAX TR P X COS IIII P P reverse type depicting Roma standing right, holding a round shield in right hand; foot on helmet; EX-S C in the field. Mint of Rome. As RIC I, p. 152, no. 43.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 63
Date to: Circa AD 64

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.41 mm
Weight: 3.18 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2019

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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: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right.
Obverse inscription: NERO CAESAR AVG IMP

Reverse description: Roma standing right, holding a round shield in right hand; foot on helmet. EX-S C in the field.
Reverse inscription: PONTIF MAX TR P X COS IIII P P, EX SC

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 43
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) p. 152, no. 43

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Stowpland

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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