DEV-7BC09B: Roman coin: as of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-7BC09B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy as of Trajan (AD 98-117) dating from AD 103-111.

Reverse depicting Fortuna, draped, standing left, holding rudder in front of prow in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand. Mint of Rome.

RIC II Trajan 500 (as)

23.1mm diameter, 2.1mm thick, weight 4.28g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 2.1 mm
Weight: 4.28 g
Diameter: 23.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 9th January 2019 - Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017876

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Fortuna, draped, standing left, holding rudder in front of prow in right hand and cornucopiae in left

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 500 (as)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Bicton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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