Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Nerva / Harmony with the Army

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Nerva / Harmony with the Army

Code: 11845

£245.00 Approx $337, €286.89
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This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Nerva, struck at Rome in 97 AD 

Obverse:  IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P, "Supreme commander (Imperator) Nerva, Caesar, emperor (Augustus), high priest, holder of tribunician power, consul for the third time, father of the nation." Head of Nerva, laureate, right

Reverse: CONCORDIA EXERCITVVM, "Harmony with the Army" Clasped hands holding Aquila set on prow, left.  Symbolizing the unity between the emperor and the Roman army with two clasped hands over an army standard.

A rare coin in excavated condition has a flan split at 6 o'clock otherwise VF

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 96 - 98 AD (this coin minted at Rome in 97 AD)

SIZE: 18.64mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.02   grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC II p226, 49; Cohen 98

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Rochester. The United Kingdom.