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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-BB3CA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius (plated) of Marcus Aurelius, AD 161-180. Obverse: M ANTONINVS AVG [ARM PARTH MAX], bust right, draped, head bare. Reverse: TR P XX IMP III COS III, Victory standing front, fixing a shield inscribed VIC PAR to a palm tree. Mattingly and Sydenham, Roman Imperial Coinage, Volume III, ref. 162 (closest).

Notes:

This coin was recorded before a Finds Liaison Officer was appointed to Essex and the object description is a transcription of the record made at the time. No image was taken of the object.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura Pooley
Identified by: Dr Philip Wise

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary 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]
Obverse description: bust right, head bare, draped
Obverse inscription: M ANTONINVS AVG [ARM PARTH MAX]

Reverse description: Victory standing front, fixing a shield inscribed VIC PAR to a palm tree
Reverse inscription: TR P XX IMP III COS III

Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Bures Hamlet (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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