NARC-8A0AC3: NARC-8A0AC3: Trajan denarius obverse

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Unique ID: NARC-8A0AC3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Trajan, issued in honour of his father. Reverse: DIVVS PATER TRAIAN Trajan's father seated left on curule chair, holding patera and sceptre. Reference: RIC 252, Minted in Rome, AD 115.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 115

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: bust right
Obverse inscription: MP TRAIANVS AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P

Reverse description: Trajan's father seated left on curule chair, holding patera and sceptre
Reverse inscription: DIVVS PATER TRAIAN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Podington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9461
Four figure Latitude: 52.239174
Four figure longitude: -0.624825
1:25K map: SP9461
1:10K map: SP96SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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