HESH-CAD613: Roman Coin: Roman Denarius of the emperor Trajan

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Unique ID: HESH-CAD613

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Silver Roman Denarius of the emperor Trajan, Struck Rome between 104-111 AD.

Reverse Type: Trophy

RIC 225

Reece Period: 5

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P

Reverse description: Trophy, at base of which are two spears, a sword, a round and an oval shield
Reverse inscription: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 225

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hay-on-Wye

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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