COPPER AS OF NERVA, ROME, SEP.-DEC. AD 97.

COPPER AS OF NERVA, ROME, SEP.-DEC. AD 97.

125.00

Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P II COS III P P, Laureate head of Nerva facing right.

Reverse: CONCORDIA EXERCITVVM S C, Clasped right hands.

RIC: 95. Sear: 3061. BMCRE: 141. [Rome, Sep.-Dec. AD 97].

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 10.7 g.

A very nice copper As of Nerva with a beautiful, even, dark green patina. Nerva's brief regime was very unpopular with the soldiers, the image of the clasped hands with the accompanying legend CONCORDIA EXERCITVVM (Agreement of the Armies) was a plea for loyalty addressed to the military in general.

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