NCL-BAAFB7: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-BAAFB7

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

A silver denarius of Trajan, Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy reverse; minted at Rome, pobably

AD

114-117.

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: Circa AD 114
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.72 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 14.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd February 2012 - Thursday 15th March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

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: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: ...RAIANO OPTIMO...

Reverse description: Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy
Reverse inscription: ...OS P...

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Thirston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ1899
Four figure Latitude: 55.2848
Four figure longitude: -1.71815
1:25K map: NZ1899
1:10K map: NZ19NE
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: NCL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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