CORN-6A08A2: obverse of as of Trajan

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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Unique ID: CORN-6A08A2

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

Copper as of Trajan (AD 98-117), AD 98-102, mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 98
Date to: AD 102

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 7.74 g
Diameter: 26.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2004 - Thursday 30th September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Mr Norman Shiel

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
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 head facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES NERVA T[RAIAN AVG GERM…]

Reverse description: Victory draped advancing left holding spear and shield inscribed SPQR
Reverse inscription: TR POT COS[…] S C left and right of figure in field and S P/Q R on shield

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Lanlivery

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found with two other Roman copper alloy coins of Nero and Domitian
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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