IOW-E23274: Roman Coin: Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E23274

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy sestertius of Marcus Aurelius, [CONCORDAVGVSORTRP[XV or XVICOSIII (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus standing facing each other with clasped hands; one holds roll), AD 161-62. RIC type 795 or 823. 1 of a hoard of 38 Roman coins. Treasure case no. 2006 T29 (disclaimed).

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 162

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 16.88 g
Diameter: 29 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: IOW2006-9-31; Treasure case no. 2006 T29 (disclaimed)

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

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 draped right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus standing facing each other with clasped hands; one holds roll. SC
Reverse inscription: [CONCORDAVGVSORTRP[XV or XVICOSIII. SC in field

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

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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Audit data

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

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