SUR-C34227: Obverse of Dupondius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-C34227

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A dupondius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 139-61, TR POT (VIII?) [COS II], SC,Minerva holding owl and spear, Mint of Rome.BMC Vol IV p.332, nos. 1985-6 Roman Imperial Coins in the Hunter Cabinet, VOL II, p.289, no.81. Bath Spring, p.298, no.374.

Notes:

This coin comes from an issue that was apparently struck in Rome especially for use in Britain. David Walker, in his Bath Report, calls this and other coins of the same period "Coins of British Association". 11 coins of this particular type were found in the Sacred Spring at Bath. See Walker, Bath, p. 290ff

Coin of British Association: Marcus Minerva

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 154
Date to: AD 155

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.42 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 06/655

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
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
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII FIL]

Reverse description: Minerva standing left, holding owl and spear; at feet to right a round a shield.
Reverse inscription: TR POT (VIII?) [COS II], SC

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Lingfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3842
Four figure Latitude: 51.160614
Four figure longitude: -0.02787
1:25K map: TQ3842
1:10K map: TQ34SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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