HESH-0C4596: Roman Coin: Silver Denarius of Trajan

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Unique ID: HESH-0C4596

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

Silver Denarius of Trajan (98-117AD). The date range cannot be narrowed due to the wear of the coin.

Subsequent actions

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
Weight: 2.86 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Laureate crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRIAINO AVG GER DAC P[ F ...]

Reverse description: Female diety or personification standing with cornucopiae in right hand and something? (possibly a patera or branch ?)in left. The left hand is held above an altar. There is nothing in the exergue.
Reverse inscription: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI

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: Grendon Bishop

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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