SWYOR-7A3297: Roman coin; denarius of Trajan

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Unique ID: SWYOR-7A3297

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A Roman silver coin; a denarius of Trajan (98 - 117), with Virtus on the reverse, dating from about 116 AD. See Sear Volume II number 3148. The coin is damaged with a portion missing.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 116

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.23 mm
Weight: 2.19 g
Diameter: 17.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Sunday 15th January 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at NEWS - Sheriff Hutton - Early Jan 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 1748

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
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 TRAIA[NO OPTIMO AV]G GER [DAC]

Reverse description: Virtus standing right holding spear and parazonium
Reverse inscription: [P] M TR P CO[S VI P P S P Q R]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Sheriff Hutton (Civil Parish)

References cited

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