BH-E7ED42: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-E7ED42

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Trajan (AD 98-117); P M TR P COS IIII P P (Hercules standing on altar, holding club and lion-skin) reverse; minted at Rome, AD 101-102.

Ref.: RIC Vol. II, p. 247, no. 49.

Dimensions: 19.2mm diameter, 1.8mm thick. Weight: 2.91g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 101
Date to: Exactly AD 102

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.91 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/55 - 1

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 head right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM

Reverse description: Hercules, naked, standing front on altar, holding club and lion-skin.
Reverse inscription: P.M.TR.P.COS.IIII.P.P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
To be known as: St. Mary Bourne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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