DUR-E8D3D2: 3. Copper alloy core of a silver plated denarius, a contemporary copy of Trajan (98-117), minted in 'Rome', 104-11.

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Unique ID: DUR-E8D3D2

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Copper alloy core of a silver plated denarius, a contemporary copy of Trajan (98-117), minted in 'Rome', 104-11. Rev; S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI; 3 standards RIC II, p.259, cf.228 Finders ref- 3

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 104
Date to: AD 111

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 18.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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
Obverse description: laureate, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG SEP DAC P M TR P COS V...

Reverse description: 3 standards
Reverse inscription: S P Q R [OPTIMO] PRINCIPI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Core of plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brough with St. Giles (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2099
Four figure Latitude: 54.3861
Four figure longitude: -1.693545
1:25K map: SE2099
1:10K map: SE29NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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