WILT-D5F8D1: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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Unique ID: WILT-D5F8D1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Trajan dating to the period AD 112-114 (Reece period 5). SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI reverse type depicting Mars, nude, walking right with spear and trophy. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 263, no 269.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 112
Date to: Exactly AD 114

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 19.77 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2014-63

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 and draped bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC [P M TR P] COS VI P P

Reverse description: Mars, nude, walking right with spear and trophy.
Reverse inscription: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Winterbourne Stoke

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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