BUC-2BB3F3: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-2BB3F3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Trajan, dating to AD 98 (Reece period 5). PONT MAX TR POT COS II reverse depicting Felicitas caduceus and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. RIC no. 13.

Notes:

The grid ref relates to the centre of the field. 29 coins were scattered over it - not a hoard.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 98
Date to: AD 99

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.99 g
Diameter: 17.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 25th September 2008

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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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: PONT MAX TR POT COS II

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 13

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cold Brayfield

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
Current location: retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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