LIN-D8BBC2: Roman silver denarius

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Unique ID: LIN-D8BBC2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius of Trajan dating to AD 98-117 (Reece Period 5). D[...]S [...] reverse type depicting a figure seated left. Mint unknown. Over half of the coin has broken away.

Overall dimensions: 16.87mm in length, 12.18mm in width and 1.26g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 98
Date to: Exactly AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.87 mm
Width: 12.18 mm
Weight: 1.26 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]TRAIANVS AV[G] GER DA[...]

Reverse description: Seated figure left.
Reverse inscription: D[...]S [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Chapel St. Leonards (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF5572
Four figure Latitude: 53.22243931
Four figure longitude: 0.32022994
1:25K map: TF5572
1:10K map: TF57SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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