LANCUM-4DE6ED: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-4DE6ED

Object type certainty: Certain
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Trajan, denarius, 112-14 AD, Rome, RIC II Trajan 253/54
O: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P.
R: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI. Fortuna seated left. FORT RED in exergue.

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 114

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.72 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2017

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
Obverse description: larueate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P

Reverse description: Fortuna seated left. FORT RED in exergue.
Reverse inscription: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 253 (denarius)
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: Lancaster

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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