Roman coin reproduction of emperor Nerva
This coin is a copy of a Roman coin with the reflection of the Roman emperor Nerva. The back shows goddess Fortuna. The original of that piece comes from the 1st century AD. The coin is made of pure tin.
Marcus Cocceius Nerva
Nerva was the successor of emperor Domitian and ruled from 96 to 98 AD. During his really short time of ruling the situation after Domitian's reign of terror calmed. As well with Nerva the period began, in which emperor could choose they successors by adoption. Part of emperor Nerva's successes are the decrease of public spending as well as the care for suffering citizens.
- coin reproduction
- material: pure tin
- diameter: 3,5 cm
- front: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P - profile on the right
- back: FORTVNA AVGVST S-C - Fortuna looks to the left, having a oar in the right and a Cornucopiae in her left hand
Roman coin as a source of information
The coin economy was of great value in the ancient Rome. Not only in cities and military camps, as well in centres of regional and national exchange of goods coin money was indispensable. Still today while excavation great amounts of Roman coins are found. These for archeologists and explorers represent important sources of information.
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