BH-74C132: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-74C132

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Trajan, dating to the period AD 101-102 (Reece period 5). P M TR P COS IIII P P reverse depicting Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm, with altar to left. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 248, no. 67.

Diameter: 17.6mm; thickness: 2.2mm. Weight: 3.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 101
Date to: Exactly AD 102

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 15/146 - 2

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: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM

Reverse description: Victory standing left, wreath in right hand, palm in left; to left, an altar.
Reverse inscription: P M TR P . COS IIII . P . P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 67
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Ashwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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