HESH-6B5DA3: Roman Coin:Sestertius of Emperor Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-6B5DA3

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

Sestertius of Emperor Trajan minted in Rome between 103-117. Due to the wear on the edge of the coin, the year / date cannot be narrowed further.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 103
Date to: AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Weight: 25.77 g
Diameter: 32.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES NERVAE TRAINO AVG GER DAC PM T[R P COS V[I?] P P]

Reverse description: Female figure (Abundantia) standing left holding ears of corn and cornucopiae. At her feet (to the left) is a child holding a roll (?)
Reverse inscription: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIP[I]. Field: S C, Ex: ALIM ITAL

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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)
To be known as: Weston-Under-Penyard

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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