NMGW-0CF123: Roman coin: sestertius of Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: NMGW-0CF123

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A Roman coin of Marcus Aurelius, AD 161-180. A sestertius struck in Rome under Aurelius and Lucius Verus c. 161-162 AD. It is inscribed [CONCORD AVGVST]OR TR P XVI [COS III] on the reverse. The coin weighs 2.24g, is chipped, slightly worn and corroded.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 162

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.24 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 28th November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ruth Battye
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA 2005.194

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
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
Reverse inscription: [CONCORD AVGVS]OR TR P XVI [COS III]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Woolaston (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

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

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