Nerva – Denarius – Simpulum

Nerva , 97 AD , Roman Imperial Coins

Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR POT – Head of Nerva, laureate, right

The Inscription reads: Imperator Nerva Caesar Augustus, Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate Secunda – Supreme commander (Imperator) Nerva, Caesar, emperor (Augustus), high priest, holder of tribunician power for the second time.

Obverse: COS III PATER PATRIAE – Simpulum, sprinkler, ewer and lituus

The Inscription reads: Consul for the third time, father of the nation.

  • Nerva
  • Rome
  • Denarius
  • Silver
  • 2.86gr
  • 18mm
  • RIC 24

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