LVPL-96B5EE: Roman denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-96B5EE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to the period AD 103-111 (Reece period 5). S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae, a small altar to left. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 256, no. 184; BMC, p. 60, no. 206 passim.

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
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990 - Thursday 30th December 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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 bust right, drapery on left shoulder
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae, a small altar to left
Reverse inscription: S P Q P OPTIMO PRINCIPI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 184
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 256, no. 184

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Huntington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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