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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-6071FA

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

Silver Roman Denarius, Trajan, AD 103-11, Rome, RIC II p. 253 no. 139.

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

R/ COS V S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI. Emperor in quadriga advancing right, holding branch and sceptre. The diameter is 17mm and the weight 2.13g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 103
Date to: Circa AD 111

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.13 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th December 2017 - Tuesday 5th December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
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
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: O/ IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P.

Reverse description: Emperor in quadriga advancing right, holding branch and sceptre.
Reverse inscription: R/ COS V S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI.

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 149
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Burnley (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD8332
Four figure Latitude: 53.78404261
Four figure longitude: -2.25948552
1:25K map: SD8332
1:10K map: SD83SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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