SF-0C1CDA: Roman coin: denarius of Nerva.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-0C1CDA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Nerva (AD 96-98), dating to AD 97 (Reece Period 5). AEQVITAS AVG[VST] reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 224, no. 13.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 97
Date to: Exactly AD 97

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.87 mm
Weight: 3.29 g
Diameter: 17.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 29th November 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: Nerva
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP NERVA CA]ES AVG P M TR P COS III P P

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: AEQVITAS AVG[VST]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 224, no. 13.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Great Barton

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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