LANCUM-D51A67: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-D51A67

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver denarius of Trajan dating from c. AD112-4.

Obv: laureate bust right / IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P
Rev: deity standing left / SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI PIET

RIC : 2 (Trajan) 261

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 112
Date to: Circa AD 114

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 3rd November 2000 - Friday 12th November 2010

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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: Probably
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P

Reverse description: deity standing left
Reverse inscription: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI PIET

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 261
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 2 (Trajan) 261

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: Penrith

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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