NLM-B67B7F: Roman Coin: Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B67B7F

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

Silver coin. Denarius of Trajan (98-117), as kindly identified by the finder, in very fine condition; cf. RIC volume 2 no. 118, issue of 103-111.

Obverse description: Bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: [-]TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TRP

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae.

Reverse inscription: COS V PP SPQR OPTIMO PRINC

Diameter: 19.1mm, Weight: 2.86gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 103
Date to: Exactly AD 111

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.86 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th October 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34987

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: Bust laureate right
Obverse inscription: [-]TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TRP

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: COS V PP SPQR OPTIMO PRINC

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 118
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Rudston

Spatial coordinates


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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