YORYM-DDA189: Roman Coin : Denarius of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-DDA189

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Trajan dating to the period AD 103 - 111 (Reece Period 5). COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC reverse type depicting Arabia standing, facing, holding branch and cinnamon sticks; camel to left. Mint of Rome.

RIC II, p.253, no.142.

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
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06279

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: [---------] DAC [------]

Reverse description: Arabia standing, facing, holding branch and cinnamon sticks; camel to left
Reverse inscription: [COS V P P S P Q R] OPTIMO PRINC

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Rowley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9632
Four figure Latitude: 53.77549575
Four figure longitude: -0.54476201
1:25K map: SE9632
1:10K map: SE93SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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