SWYOR-6A1484: Roman coin; As of Trajan

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Unique ID: SWYOR-6A1484

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman coin; an As of Trajan (96 - 117 AD), Victory alighting type dating from AD 100. See Sear Volume II number 3242.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 7.96 g
Diameter: 25.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th January 2012 - Monday 30th January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1778

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
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 bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAES] NERVA TRAJAN AVG GERM PM

Reverse description: Victory alighting left, wings spread, holding shield [inscribed SP / QR]. SC across field.
Reverse inscription: (TR P)[OT COS III] (P P)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Misson (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6894
Four figure Latitude: 53.4384
Four figure longitude: -0.977826
1:25K map: SK6894
1:10K map: SK69SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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