NCL-2B2B3C: NCL-2B2B3C: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-2B2B3C

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver denarius of Trajan (Reece period 5) dating to AD 101-102 and minted in Rome, PM TR P COS IIII P P reverse depicting Victory left with wreath and palm, standing over altar.

RIC 2, no 67.

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 101
Date to: Circa AD 102

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.18 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 17.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 1983 - Thursday 31st December 1987

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: diadem bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]VA TRAIAN AVG [...}

Reverse description: Victory left
Reverse inscription: [...] COS IIII P P

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: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Heddon-on-the-Wall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ1167
Four figure Latitude: 54.99745866
Four figure longitude: -1.82958916
1:25K map: NZ1167
1:10K map: NZ16NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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