BUC-2BB3F3: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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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.


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


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

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

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