HESH-A0F196: Roman Coin: Silver denari of Trajan

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Unique ID: HESH-A0F196

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denari of Trajan (98-117 AD), struck Rome, AD 103-111 (Reece Period 5)

Reverse: Standing female personification (possibly AEquitas, standing left holding scales and cornucopiae

Similar to Gold Aureas RIC vol II 118

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 103
Date to: Circa AD 111

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.79 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFD Entry Form No: HFDMG 2696

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: Probably
Obverse description: Lareate crowned draped bust righ
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P

Reverse description: Standing female figure left (possible AEquitas) holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [COS] V P P S P Q R OPT[IM]O PRINC

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kingstone

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From 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: HESH
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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