WAW-959698: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-959698

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Roman coin: A silver denarius of Trajan dating to AD 101 to 111 (Reece Period 5). Reverse type is Trajan, P M TR P COS V P P depicting the Emperor standing facing on left, holding spear, being crowned by Victory on the right. Mint of Rome or the Eastern mint. RIC II, p. 250, No. 85.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 101
Date to: Exactly AD 111

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.13 g
Diameter: 16.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th December 2012 - Friday 8th August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate.

Reverse description: Trajan, standing facing on left, holding spear, being crowned by Victory on the right.
Reverse inscription: [P M T]R P COS V P P

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

Coin references

  • RIC : II No. 85

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Alcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0956
Four figure Latitude: 52.20215731
Four figure longitude: -1.86972911
1:25K map: SP0956
1:10K map: SP05NE
Grid reference source: From finder
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

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