DUR-E28003: DUR-E28003

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Unique ID: DUR-E28003

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Trajan (98-117) minted in Rome 113 AD.

Obverse: laureate head right: ...NO AVG GER ...

Reverse: ?Arabia standing holding branch and bundle of canes, camel at feet on left: [SPQR] OPTIMO PRINCIPI in exergue [ARAB ADQ]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 113

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.13 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th March 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

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: Probably
Obverse description: laureate head right
Obverse inscription: ...NO AVG GER ...

Reverse description: ?Arabia standing holding branch and bundle of canes, camel at feet on left
Reverse inscription: [SPQR] OPTIMO PRINCIPI

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: [ARAB ADQ]
Status: Regular
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: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Kirby Hill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3968
Four figure Latitude: 54.106413
Four figure longitude: -1.405016
1:25K map: SE3968
1:10K map: SE36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on 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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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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