KENT-7178CE: Denarius of trajan

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Unique ID: KENT-7178CE

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A silver Roman denarius of Trajan (98-117) dating to the period AD 103-111 (Reece period 5). COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC, Roma seated left with Victory. RIC II No. 116.

Measurements: 18.88mm in diameter, 2.24mm thick and 3.11g in weight

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 2.24 mm
Weight: 3.11 g
Diameter: 18.88 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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 head right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P,

Reverse description: Roma seated left with Victory
Reverse inscription: COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

  • RIC : II 116

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Gravesham (District)
To be known as: Near Cobham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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