SF-0D5143: Coin

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Unique ID: SF-0D5143

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Imperial denarius, struck under Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-8)) to commemorate Antonius Pius (AD 138-61, CONSECRATIO, Eagle, Rome, c. AD 161. RIC III, 431

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.04 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bare headed bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVVS ANTONINVS

Reverse description: Eagle standing right on altar head turned.
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Worlington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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