LANCUM-5AC486: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-5AC486

Object type certainty: Certain
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Denarius, Trajan, Rome, 103-11AD, RIC II Trajan 118 (listed mistakenly by RIC as an aureus)

O: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P. Laureate, draped bust right.

R: COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC. Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopia.

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 111

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.71 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th August 2014

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: 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, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopia.
Reverse inscription: COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 118
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: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Ribchester

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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

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