BH-179B34: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-179B34

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A silver denarius of Trajan, dating to the period AD 114-117 (Reece period 5). PROVID P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R reverse depicting Providentia standing left, holding sceptre and pointing at globe. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 269, no. 365.

Dimensions: 18.2mm diameter, 2mm thick. Weight: 2.95g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 114
Date to: Exactly AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.95 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 6th September 2012

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/170 - 16

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, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAE]S NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GER DAC [PARTHICO]

Reverse description: Providentia standing left, holding sceptre and pointing at globe.
Reverse inscription: PRO-VID (across fields) P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R (around)

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
To be known as: Manuden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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