NCL-7FF037: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-7FF037

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver Denarius of Trajan (98-117AD), Reece period 5.

Obverse: [IMP TRA]IANO AVG GER [DAL P M TR P]

Reverse: COS V PP [SPQR] OPTIMO PRINC, a central figure standing left, holding a cornucopiae in the right hand and with an outstretched arm is possibly the figure of Pax, outstretching a hand to light a pile of arms with a short torch (RIC II 102- possibly)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 98
Date to: Exactly AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.26 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 19.65 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lucy Cummings
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins
Secondary identifier: Miss Lucy Cummings

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
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP TRA]IANO AVG GER [DAC P M TR P]

Reverse description: central figure (possibly of PAX) looking left, holding a cornucopaie in the left hand, with the left arm outstretched (Possibly lighting a pile of arms with a short torch)
Reverse inscription: COS V PP [SPQR] OPTIMO PRINC

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Corbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY9868
Four figure Latitude: 55.00656
Four figure longitude: -2.0328
1:25K map: NY9868
1:10K map: NY96NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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

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