NCL-8B2606: Roman Coin:  As of Marcus Aurelius or Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-8B2606

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy as of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 140 to 161 (Reece period 7). Possibly a SECVRITAS PVBLICA reverse type depicting Securitas standing left holding sceptre and resting left elbow on column. Mint of Rome. cf. RIC III, p. 116, no. 690 or p. 130, no. 828.

Notes:

SF 638

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 140
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.7 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1986 - Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]S AV[...] S C

Reverse description: Securitas standing left holding sceptre and leaning on column
Reverse inscription: [...]S C

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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