Nerva (18th September AD 96 - 25th January AD 98)

Marcus Cocceius Nerva was born in the Umbrian hill town of Narni about AD 30. His brief reign was troubled by threats of military uprising stemming from his implication in the plot to assassinate the popular Domitian.

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Nerva 'Aequitas' AE As 024253

Nerva 'Aequitas' AE As
Bronze, 11.31 grams, 26.41 mm. Rome. 97 AD. Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P, laureate head right. Reverse: AEQVITAS AVGVST, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae, S-C across fields. RIC 77; Cohen 7; Sear 3060. Fine-good fine.
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Nerva 'Aequitas' AE As 024253
Nerva 'Fortuna' AE As 016608

Nerva 'Fortuna' AE As
Bronze, 9.01 grams, 27.59 mm. Rome. 97 AD. Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS II P P, laureate head right. Reverse: FORTVNA AVGVST S-C, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RIC II, 60; Cohen 61; cf Sear 3063 (consular year). Good fine.
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Nerva 'Fortuna' AE As 016608
Nerva 'Unlisted Fortuna' Dupondius 011313

Rare Unpublished Nerva 'Unlisted Fortuna' Dupondius
Brass, 13.28 grams, 28.81 mm. Rome. AD 98. Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG GERM P M TRP II; radiate head right. Reverse: IMP II COS IIII P P; Fortuna standing left; holding rudder and cornucopiae. RIC 105 var (unlisted as dupondius). Rare. (Note: the reverse legend in RIC for bronzes of AD 98 is incorrect and should read COS IIII, not COS III). Very fine/good. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
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Nerva 'Unlisted Fortuna' Dupondius 011313
Augustus Restoration issue by Nerva 013194

Rare Augustus Restoration Issue By Nerva 'Divus Augustus' AE As
Bronze, 11.23 grams, 26.94 mm. Rome. AD 98. Obverse: DIVVS AVGVSTVS; bare head of Augustus right, with features of Nerva. Reverse: IMP NERVA CAESAR AVG REST; large altar; SC in exergue. RIC II 133 [Nerva]; Cohen 566; BMC 158. Very fine/fine.
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Augustus Restoration issue by Nerva 013194


Main Roman Coin Book and Other References:

RIC = Mattingly, Harold    The Roman Imperial Coinage
BMC = Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum
RSC = Seaby, H A    Roman Silver Coinage
RCV = Sear, David R    Roman Coins and Their Values
Cr = Crawford, Michael    The Roman Republican Coinage
SB = Sear, David R    Byzantine Coins and Their Values
S = Coins of England and the United Kingdom
WW = Wildwinds.com (reference & attribution site)



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