SWYOR-90CEE7: a Roman coin: a denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-90CEE7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver coin: a denarius of Trajan (98-117), Rome mint. It is 17.6mm in diameter and 2.1mm thick. It weighs 2.52gm.

For reference, see Sear, 2002, Roman Coins and Their Values, volume 2, number 3121.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 98
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.52 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th June 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1771

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: A laureate bust of the emperor with light drapery on the far shoulder.
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC [P M TR P]

Reverse description: Roma seated, facing left, holding Victory in her right hand and leaning on a spear.
Reverse inscription: [COS V P P SPQR OPTI]MO PRINC

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: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Whorlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ4701
Four figure Latitude: 54.4023
Four figure longitude: -1.27751
1:25K map: NZ4701
1:10K map: NZ40SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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