LANCUM-D76306: LANCUM-D76306: Early Roman sestertius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-D76306

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

Very worn early Roman sestertius, probably of Trajan dating from AD98-117.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 98
Date to: Ante AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.5 mm
Width: 32.1 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Diameter: 11.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Carnforth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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