SOM-56A7B5: Roman Coin: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-56A7B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, TR POT III COS II (Minerva), mint of Rome, AD 148-9. RIC no. 444 (vol. III, p. 82).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 148
Date to: Ante AD 149

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head, right
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAE[SAR AVG P]II F

Reverse description: Minerva, helmeted, standing right holding spear and resting left hand on shield
Reverse inscription: TR POT III C[OS II]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 82, no. 444

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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