SUR-C10A36: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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Unique ID: SUR-C10A36

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A slightly worn base silver radiate of Trajan Decius dating to the period AD 249-251 (Reece Period 12). DACIA, Dacia standing left holding a vertical staff with ass's head. RIC IV, pt 3, p. 121, no. 12b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 249
Date to: Exactly AD 251

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.55 g
Diameter: 21.63 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 14-11

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan Decius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG

Reverse description: Dacia standing left holding vertical staff with ass's head
Reverse inscription: DACIA

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)
Parish or ward: Horley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2845
Four figure Latitude: 51.18989922
Four figure longitude: -0.16972946
1:25K map: TQ2845
1:10K map: TQ24NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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