LEIC-B53C28: B53C28 Roman silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: LEIC-B53C28

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius, 19mm in diameter.


Pre P.A.S. Identification

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 161
Date to: AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st December 1997

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 858

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Bearded right facing bust of Marcus Aurelius, wearing a laurel wreath
Obverse inscription: MANTONIVSAVG

Reverse description: Left facing standing Providentia holding a sceptre in her left hand and a wand over a globe in her right
Reverse inscription: TRPXXIIMPIIIICOSIII

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7017
Four figure Latitude: 52.746099
Four figure longitude: -0.96447
1:25K map: SK7017
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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