SUR-F00C85: Roman coin: Sestertius of Trajan

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Unique ID: SUR-F00C85

Object type certainty: Certain
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A sestertius of Trajan, mint of Rome, Rev. FORTUNA REDVCI SC, AD98-117.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 113
Date to: Circa AD 113

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 23.97 g
Diameter: 30.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12-272

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
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 facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP TRAIANO] OPTIMO AVG GER DAC [PM TR P]

Reverse description: Fortuna seated left holding a rudder and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: FORT[VNA REDVCI SC]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Brockham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1950
Four figure Latitude: 51.236782
Four figure longitude: -0.296797
1:25K map: TQ1950
1:10K map: TQ15SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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