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Unique ID: SUR-7B6465

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A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to AD 103-111 (Reece Period 5). [S P] Q R OPTIMO PRI[NCIPI] reverse type depicting Abundantia holding ears of corn and cornucopiae; modius at her feet on the left, prow on the right, S-C in the field. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 280, no. 492.

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: 4.1 mm
Weight: 17.06 g
Diameter: 31.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
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.

Reverse description: Abundantia standing left holding ears of corn and cornucopiae; modius at her left foot, prow at her right, S-C in the field.
Reverse inscription: [S P] Q R OPTIMO PRI[NCIPI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II Trajan 492

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Waverley (District)
Parish or ward: Shamley Green and Cranleigh North (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0342
Four figure Latitude: 51.16797991
Four figure longitude: -0.52819087
1:25K map: TQ0342
1:10K map: TQ04SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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