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Unique ID: GLO-F16944

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

Silver denarius of Nero struck in Rome between AD 66-67.

Obverse: Laureate and bearded head of Nero facing right [IMP NERO CA]ESAR AVGVS[TVS]

Reverse: Salus draped, seated left on throne, holding patera, [SA]LV[S] in exergue

RIC 67

Note: this coin is heavily clipped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.05 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2018 - Tuesday 1st January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

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
Obverse description: Laureate and bearded head of Nero facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP NERO CA]ESAR AVGVS[TVS]

Reverse description: Salus draped, seated left on throne, holding patera
Reverse inscription: [SA]LV[S]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 67
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Steeple Ashton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9255
Four figure Latitude: 51.29407185
Four figure longitude: -2.11611757
1:25K map: ST9255
1:10K map: ST95NW
Grid reference source: From 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

No references cited so far.

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