LANCUM-3042A0: Early Roman dupondius of Trajan, AD103-111

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Unique ID: LANCUM-3042A0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Roman dupondius of Trajan dating from c. AD103-111.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 103
Date to: Circa AD 111

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.4 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
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: radiate bust right

Reverse description: Victory standing left, erecting a trophy
Reverse inscription: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI S C

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: none
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 2 (Trajan) 525

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Cantsfield

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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