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SF-AE41B2: Roman coin: denarius of Trajan.

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SF-AE41B2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to AD 103-111 (Reece Period 5). [COS V P P S P Q R] OPTIMO PRINC reverse type depicting a trophy with a round and hexagonal shields; at base [a sword,] two javelins and two shields. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 254, no. 147b.

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: 2.48 mm
Weight: 2.75 g
Diameter: 18.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st August 2019

Personal details

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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
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right with aegida/draed.
Obverse inscription: [IMP TRAI]ANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P

Reverse description: Trophy with a round and hexagonal shields; at base [a sword,] two javelins and two shields
Reverse inscription: [COS V P P S P Q R] OPTIMO PRINC

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC II Trajan 147B
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
To be known as: Flixton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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