LANCUM-87AC37: romansilverdenariusTrajan

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Unique ID: LANCUM-87AC37

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

An early Roman silver denarius of Trajan dating from c. AD103-117.

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: Circa AD 103
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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: Probably
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER[...]

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Maryport

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Cliff and related features

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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