NCL-804105: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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Unique ID: NCL-804105

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Trajan, 98-117AD, Reece period 5.

The coin is incomplete, with damage around the edge has removed most of the obverse and reverse legend. The similarity of the bust to find NCL-7FF037, suggests it to be a coin of Trajan. The reverse depicts a similar central standing figure.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 2.13 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Personal details

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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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: bust, right.

Reverse description: central figure facing left, with the left arm outstretched

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
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: Cornhill-on-Tweed (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NT8439
Four figure Latitude: 55.64427939
Four figure longitude: -2.2557676
1:25K map: NT8439
1:10K map: NT83NW
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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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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