LIN-C85714: Roman silver denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-C85714

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to the period AD 103-111 (Reece period 5). COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / DAC CAP reverse depicting Dacian seated left on pile of arms in mourning. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 251, no. 98.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.35 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st October 2013

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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 bust right, drapery on fleft shoulder
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P

Reverse description: Dacian seated in mourning on pile of arms; DAC CAP in exergue
Reverse inscription: COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC; DAC CAP

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 98
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 251, no. 98

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Lissington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1184
Four figure Latitude: 53.34126334
Four figure longitude: -0.33427782
1:25K map: TF1184
1:10K map: TF18SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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