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SUR-3E5A7E: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-3E5A7E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver denarius of Trajan dating to the period AD 103-111 (Reece Period 5). SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI reverse type depicts Victory standing left holding a wreath and palm. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 257, no. 193.

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: Exactly AD 111

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.21 g
Diameter: 18.54 mm

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-1424

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: A laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DA[C PM TRP COS V PP]

Reverse description: Victory standing left holding a wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 257 n., 193

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Limpsfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4152
Four figure Latitude: 51.24974702
Four figure longitude: 0.01893014
1:25K map: TQ4152
1:10K map: TQ45SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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