IOW-772D34: Roman Coin: Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius.

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-772D34

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Worn sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180). 1 of a hoard of 38 Roman coins. Treasure case no. 2006 T29 (disclaimed).

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12.44 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th December 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Malcolm Lyne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2006-9-29; Treasure case no. 2006 T29 (disclaimed).

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: Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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