LANCUM-BAF9B1: LANCUM-BAF9B1: Early Roman contemporary copy (plated denarius) of Trajan

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Contemporary copy (plated denarius) of Trajan dating from c. AD100, minted in Rome.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 100
Date to: Ante AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.45 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
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 head right
Obverse inscription: IMP...AVG GERM

Reverse description: Victory seated left, holding wreathand palm/torch
Reverse inscription: []TR P COS III

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II, p. 247 40-41

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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