About this object

Silver denarius of Trajan.
Obverse: Laureate head of Trajan facing right, legend around 'IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC [PM TRP COS VI PP]'
Reverse: Trajan mounted on horseback, travelling left, carrying spear. Legend 'SPQR OPTIMO P[RINCIPI]'
Roman Imperial Coinage volume II, page 264, number 291.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 112 - 117 AD
  • Materials
    Silver Alloy
  • Location
    Item currently on loan
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.4 g
Object view = Archaeology
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