LEIC-1444B2: 1444B2  sestertius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-1444B2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper alloy sestertius of Marcus Aurelius. (Sear 4975)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 21.76 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: right facing laureate bust
Obverse inscription: MANTONINVSAVGTR[PXXVIII]

Reverse description: Jupiter enthroned left, holding victory and sceptre flanked by SC
Reverse inscription: worn away

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Scalford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7624
Four figure Latitude: 52.808204
Four figure longitude: -0.873982
1:25K map: SK7624
1:10K map: SK72SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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