DetectingWales.com

Metal Detecting Discussions => Beat the Doc... Identify your finds here => Topic started by: Charles Cater on December 18, 2008, 03:28:24 PM



Title: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: Charles Cater on December 18, 2008, 03:28:24 PM
How many coins was issue in Trajan's name.


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: Al.Thepastfinder, ( Alan ) on December 18, 2008, 05:10:23 PM
ohh heck,  i forgot to count them Charles,  sorry mate,
Santa


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: Charles Cater on December 18, 2008, 06:16:29 PM
ohh heck,  i forgot to count them Charles,  sorry mate,
Santa
Blimey Santa, I was relying on you to tell me. Shucks !!!!!!


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: The Doc on December 18, 2008, 09:06:09 PM
How many coins was issue in Trajan's name.

Sorry Charles, don't know what you mean - how many different coin designs there are or how many in total were minted? ???

I have no idea either way, but if you want me to ID a Trajan coin please post it in this section.


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: borderfox.1495 on December 19, 2008, 12:24:01 AM
hi charles there where 285 coins listed in sears vol 11 that includes gold aureas  39, denarius ,  and varius sized silver and bronzesmake up the rest  with lots of different backs  john pugh


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: Charles Cater on December 19, 2008, 10:29:54 AM
hi charles there where 285 coins listed in sears vol 11 that includes gold aureas  39, denarius ,  and varius sized silver and bronzesmake up the rest  with lots of different backs  john pugh
John,
Don't foget that books such as Seaby's and Spinks are not official identity books. they only show what they have for sale.

There are plenty of books around that specialise in idendifying coins to the full. One that springs to mind is Richard Reece's "Roman Coins", even that one does not give them all because there are always new 'varieties' coming up all the time, especially in hoards.
My question was really meant to ask how many types were minted rather than the quantity. I fear is that I did not ask clearly enough.
By the way Peter, thanks for the offer of identifying coins for us.


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: borderfox.1495 on December 19, 2008, 10:56:37 PM
hi charles, my ref books to id roman coins is david r sears he s wrote three vol from 280 bc to ad 285 vol 4 is still being written, do you mean the different names of coins like gold aureus, gold quinarius, silvercistophorus silver denarius, silver quinarius,  serstursus, dupondius, copper as,  brass as, brass semi s, copper quadrans, copper uncia,   alexandrian coinage billiontetradracham, bronze hemidrachm, anothr 10 different types, then yougo on to coinsby trajan issue todivus nerva, issue to dead father deceased sister, then restored coinage of trajan issued ad 107,that makes 24 different types of coins, approx, if you wanted every coin with  all the different reverses  that would come to 285 coins of trajan plus any new undiscovered since 2002 when this volumn was written hope this helps john


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: Charles Cater on December 20, 2008, 10:39:15 AM

Trajan is the only one I mean John. You have given me the answer in what I was looking for, 285 in all?. Some going eh!!!


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: borderfox.1495 on December 20, 2008, 09:47:05 PM
hi, charles ive got 4 of them 1 denarius, serstus, 2 dupondis, i now, a roman collector of coins  who wanted every coin of every emporer and empress,  with every variation that came to 12,432. thats bc 280 to 285ad plus new discoveries, wow, it would cost a fortune, i some of the rarer ones cost a fortune regards john pugh


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: Charles Cater on December 21, 2008, 11:33:08 AM
You are  the man with the money, John. LOL


Title: Re: Re Roman coin of Trajan
Post by: borderfox.1495 on December 22, 2008, 09:20:01 PM
hi charles don t now about money, thought of bank  robbery but they hav nt got  any money  so i struggle on trying to buy the rarer ones . most i need now start 100 min up to  mega money,oh i collect roman denari, best regards john


SimplePortal 2.3.3 © 2008-2010, SimplePortal