CONCORDIA EXERCITVM (Concord with the military) clasped hands holidng legionary eagle set on a ship's prow.
Denarius. 18 mm. 3.29 grams.
Nerva, 96-98. Struck 97.
The legend "CONCORDIA EXERCITVM" and type refer to "he concurence and union of forces, both on land and on sea, during the reign of this good prince." [Stevenson, page 243].
Modern authors think that his insecurity with respect to the army and navy, since he was not a military man, required him to placate them, both with appealing coin types and with his adoption of Trajan, the leading general.
Sear 3201v. RIC 15. BMC 30.
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