LANCUM-4E52F5: Silver denarius of Trajan

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Unique ID: LANCUM-4E52F5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman silver denarius of Trajan, dating to AD 101-102. Mint of Rome. Obverse of laureate bust, right: IMP CA[ES NERVA TR]AIAN AVG GERM. Reverse of Victory advancing left, holding wreath and cornucopia: P M TR P COS IIII P P. The coin is 17.29mm in diameter, 2.0mm in thickness and weighs 2.09g.

RIC II, Trajan, p. 248, no. 60.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 101
Date to: Exactly AD 102

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.09 g
Diameter: 17.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Mr Matthew Ball

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 245

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: IMP CA[ES NERVA TR]AIAN AVG GERM

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: P M TR P COS IIII P P

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Near Cockermouth

Spatial coordinates

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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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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