WAW-DAECC8: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-DAECC8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A silver denarius of Trajan dating to AD 103 to 111 (Reece Period 5). Reverse type is Dacian with his hands bound behind him and arms on th ground.; DAC CAP (in exergue) COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 251, No. 99.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 18.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th November 2012 - Thursday 27th February 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate.
Obverse inscription: [IMP TR]AIANO AVG GER [DAC P M TR P]

Reverse description: Dacian standing left, his hands bound; various arms on the ground.
Reverse inscription: DAC CAP (in ex) COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kington Rural (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO2852
Four figure Latitude: 52.1615564
Four figure longitude: -3.05398346
1:25K map: SO2852
1:10K map: SO25SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Updated: 5 years ago

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