LIN-118417: Roman silver denarius

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Unique ID: LIN-118417

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Trajan (98-117), COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC (Pax standing left holding olive branch and leaning on column), mint of Rome, struck AD 109. RIC 126.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 109
Date to: Circa AD 109

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.4 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 4th April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Amelie Vallee
Identified by: Miss Amelie Vallee

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 of Trajan right, with light drapery on far shoulder
Obverse inscription: [IMP TR]AIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR [P]

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding olive branch and resting on column
Reverse inscription: COS V P P S P [Q R] OPTIMO PRINC

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Apley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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