LANCUM-9E3F0C: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-9E3F0C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Denarius of Trajan, 103-11, RIC II Trajan, 122?

Obv: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P. Laureate draped bust right

Rev: COS V SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI. ?Fortuna standing left, holding cornucopia and rudder?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.72 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Matthew Ball

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P

Reverse description: ?Fortuna standing left, holding cornucopia and rudder?
Reverse inscription: COS V SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 122
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Ribchester

Spatial coordinates


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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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