LANCUM-6FA410: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-6FA410

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman denarius of Trajan dating from c. AD103-104. Very worn.

Obv: illegible / laureate bust right

Rev: illegible / Virtus standing right holding reversed spear and parazonium, right foot on helmet

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 104

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.99 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Personal details

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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: Incomplete

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Virtus standing right holding reversed spear and parazonium, right foot on helmet
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Yealand

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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