LANCUM-B77E96: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-B77E96

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

Silver denarius of Trajan dating from AD103-111. RIC 2 (Trajan), 195; AD 103-11.

IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P

SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI Victory right.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.42 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th June 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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: Probably
Obverse description: laureate right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P

Reverse description: Victory right
Reverse inscription: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: South Lakeland (District)
To be known as: Sedbergh

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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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