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Unique ID: DENO-5F8BE9
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
A copper-alloy Roman quadrans of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to the period c.AD 98-117 (Reece period 5). S C reverse type depicting a club. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 293, no. 699; Woytek, 2010: pp. 486-487, no. 603b-1.
Quadrantes are rarely found in Britain. There were not officially issued in the Province and probably arrived in private purses.
This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 2.26 g
Diameter: 1.44 mm
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Other reference: Derby E8827
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust of Hercules right, with lion's skin.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES TRAIAN AVG GERM
Reverse description: Club
Reverse inscription: S C
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 699
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status qualifier: Certain
4 Figure: SK8356
Four figure Latitude: 53.09476293
Four figure longitude: -0.7619784
1:25K map: SK8356
1:10K map: SK85NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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