BH-CE858A: Roman coin: silver washed denarius of Nero

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-CE858A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A plated silver Roman denarius of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period c.AD 65-66 (Reece Period 3). SALVS reverse type, depicting Salus, draped, seated left throne right, holding patera, left. resting at her side. Mint unknown. RIC I (2nd ed.), p.153, No.60.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 65
Date to: Circa AD 66

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.23 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th May 2018 - Thursday 10th May 2018

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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]
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: NERO CAE[...]TVS

Reverse description: Salus, draped, seated left on throne, right hand holding patera, left hand resting at her side.
Reverse inscription: SA[LVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 60
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) p.153, No.60

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Heydon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4341
Four figure Latitude: 52.04894892
Four figure longitude: 0.08392632
1:25K map: TL4341
1:10K map: TL44SW
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

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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