About this object

Silver denarius of Trajan.
Obverse: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P; laureate head right.
Reverse: S P Q R OPTIMO [PRINCIPI]; Mars nude, walking right, holding spear and trophy.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 255, number 156.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 103 - 111 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
Object view = Archaeology
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