SF-5700C7: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-5700C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Trajan, c.114-117 AD. Reverse: P M TR P COS P P S P [Q] R, Providentia standing left holding sceptre, left elbow resting on column, right hand points at globe at her feet, PRO-AVG across the field. As RIC 2 no. 359.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 114
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.76 g
Diameter: 18.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WKS 003

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 and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPT[IMO AVG] DAC PARTHICO

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding sceptre, left elbow resting on column, right hand points at globe at her feet, PRO-AVG across the field
Reverse inscription: P M TR P COS P P S P [Q] R

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Wickham Skeith

Spatial coordinates


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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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