BERK-F35D83: Roman coin: Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-F35D83

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver Roman denarius of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to the period AD 103-111. Reece Period 5. SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI reverse type depicting a Dacian captive seated right at the foot of a trophy, mint of Rome. c.f. RIC 221.

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
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.230

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
Obverse inscription: [...]NO AVG GER DAC PM TRP [...]

Reverse description: Dacian captive seated right at the foot of a trophy
Reverse inscription: SPQR OPT[IMO PRINCIPI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Steventon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4591
Four figure Latitude: 51.61603515
Four figure longitude: -1.35146443
1:25K map: SU4591
1:10K map: SU49SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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