By using this site you accept the
terms of our Cookie Policy

You are in: Support Us > Browse Acquisitions

[Back to results screen]

This full record display is using an old version of our collections database until it has been reconfigured to work with our new Collections Explorer.
In the meantime, if the record has been edited recently, the version you see here may contain out of date information. To be sure of finding the most up-to-date records please run the search again in Collections Explorer. This is a temporary measure, in place only whilst the new system is being developed, and we apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any questions about the data in this record please contact the Documentation Office


Click on image(s) for larger view

Maker/s

Trajan (98-117) (ruler)

Roman Empire (state)

Rome (mint)

Category

coin

Name

denarius (denomination)

Roman Imperial (Series)

Material/s

silver

Dimensions

weight: 3.04 g

Date

114 to 117

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1938-11-07 (Filtered for: Coins and Medals)

Purchased from A.F. Hutchinson, St John's College, 1938; found by "Peasants" near Crossus.

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. design
    Position: reverse
    Description: Fortuna seated facing left with cornucopiae and rudder
  2. inscription
    Position: reverse
    Description: FORT RED / P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R

Production Place

Rome (mint) (place)

Catalogue ref/s

3.113.578
Mattingly, Harold B.
(1923-50) Coins of the Roman empire in the British Museum, vols 1-5 , London?

2.267.318
Mattingly, Harold B.
Sydenham, E.A.
et al.
(1923-94) The Roman Imperial Coinage , London : Spink and Son Ltd.

RI-1127

Accession Number

CM.157-1938 (Coins and Medals)
(Reference Number: 147399; Input Date: 2007-05-30 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Image/s

Click on image for larger view [new window]