WAW-9E4272: Obverse and reverse of a Roman coin of Marcus Aurelius.

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Unique ID: WAW-9E4272

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

A duponius of Marcus Aurelius dated to 170-171 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 170
Date to: AD 171

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.64 g
Diameter: 26.02 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th July 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders Reference; SES

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bust right, wearing a radiate crown. The bust has a straggly beard.

Reverse description: PRIMI / DECEN / NALES / COS III / SC within a wreath.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0857
Four figure Latitude: 52.211163
Four figure longitude: -1.884338
1:25K map: SP0857
1:10K map: SP05NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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