WMAS-3C8FE1: Roman Coin: An As of Trajan (obverse and reverse views).

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Unique ID: WMAS-3C8FE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper as of Trajan, 98-117 AD. Eastern Mint

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: 2.5 mm
Weight: 6.95 g
Diameter: 26.1 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 - 78/78

Materials and construction

Primary material:
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]
Mint or issue place: Eastern mint
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory walking left, holding palm branch and shield inscribed, [S.P.Q.R.]
Reverse inscription: No inscription

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

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
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

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Audit data

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

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