LANCUM-5F3178: Roman copper alloy coin almost certain

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-5F3178

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman silver denarius of Trajan, dating to AD 103-11 (RIC 2 (Trajan), 109ff). The obverse is: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P; the reverse legend is COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC.

The diameter is 19mm, and the weight is 3.21g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.21 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th August 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Dr David Shotter
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

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
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Bowness-on-Solway

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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