WMID-E6F134: roman coin: Sestertius of Trajan (obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: WMID-E6F134

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Trajan (AD 98 to 117) dating to AD 112-117 (Reece period 5). Reverse: FORTVNA REDVCI SC depicting Fortuna seated holding rudder and cornucopiae. Probably minted in Rome. RIC II Trajan No. 627.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 112
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.91 mm
Weight: 24.3 g
Diameter: 32.95 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: laureate bust facing right, draped
Obverse inscription: IMP.CAES.NERVAE.TRAIANO.AVG.GER.DAC P.M.TR.P.COS.VI.P.P

Reverse description: Fortuna seated holding rudder and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [FORTV]NAE RE[DVCI] - S.C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 627
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Condover (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ4905
Four figure Latitude: 52.64033352
Four figure longitude: -2.75511226
1:25K map: SJ4905
1:10K map: SJ40NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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