WAW-A99363: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-A99363

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: An incomplete struck / hammered silver denarius of Trajan (98 - 117 AD), minted between AD 104 and 111 probably in Rome, Italy. Reece period: 5

Diameter: 18.81mm
Thickness: 2.02mm
Weight: 2.4 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.02 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.81 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bare head facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAJANO AVG GE[ ]RP COS V P P

Reverse description: Trophy with possible crossed spears underneath
Reverse inscription: SPQR OPTIMO PRINC [ ]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wyre Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Chaddesley Corbett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9073
Four figure Latitude: 52.35497
Four figure longitude: -2.148249
1:25K map: SO9073
1:10K map: SO97SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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