NARC-A43136: Roman denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, obverse

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Unique ID: NARC-A43136

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman Denarius of Marcus Aurelius minted in Rome and dating to his time as Caesar under Antoninus Pius, to between 140 and 144 AD. R.I.C number 423a. The coin is in good condition.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 140
Date to: Circa AD 144

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor bare headed facing right.
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS

Reverse description: Iuventas standing left, dropping a grain of incense on a candelabrum and holding a patera.
Reverse inscription: IVVENTAS

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: None

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6065
Four figure Latitude: 52.27988
Four figure longitude: -1.121951
1:25K map: SP6065
1:10K map: SP66NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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