WMAS-3C4037: Roman Coin: An as of Trajan (obverse and reverse view).

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Unique ID: WMAS-3C4037

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper as of Trajan, 98-119 AD. Mint - unknown.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hereford Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 98
Date to: AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 10.78 g
Diameter: 26.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Housley
Identified by: Ms Sarah Housley
Secondary identifier: Dr Roger Bland

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 2004 -78/79

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible (if any)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston under Penyard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6424
Four figure Latitude: 51.913359
Four figure longitude: -2.524779
1:25K map: SO6424
1:10K map: SO62SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Hereford Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMAS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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