BERK-6F8CD3: Roman: Coin: Denarius

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Unique ID: BERK-6F8CD3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver denarius possibly of Trajan dating to the period AD 98 to 117 (Reece Period 5). Uncertain reverse type and mint uncertain. Diameter: 18.5mm, weight 2.8g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th February 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Wendlebury #1

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lindsey Smith
Identified by: Dr Lindsey Smith

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
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAI[...]

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

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: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Merton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5719
Four figure Latitude: 51.8666749
Four figure longitude: -1.17358811
1:25K map: SP5719
1:10K map: SP51NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
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Updated: 8 months ago

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