COIN

Unique ID: NARC-077C37

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Silver denarius of Trajan. COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 98
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 18 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Trajan [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Trajan laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: (IMP)TRAIANO AVG GERDA C PM TRP
Reverse description: Roma seated l. holding Victory and spear
Reverse inscription: COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of denarius obverse

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: South Northamptonshire
Parish: Potterspury

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7345
Four figure Latitude: 52.098533 Four figure longitude: -0.935733
1:25K map: SP7345
1:10K map: SP74NW
WOEID: 26349776
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

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References cited

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Created: Thursday 19th April 2012
Updated: Friday 20th April 2012

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