BH-07B013: Roman coin: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar

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A worn silver Denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar; TR POT XI COS II (Felicitas standing left) reverse type; minted at Rome in AD 156-7; RIC no. 470. Measures 17.5mm in diameter, 1.8mm thick and weighs 3.11g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 156
Date to: AD 157

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 3.11 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th April 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 08/43 - 9

Materials and construction

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

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: Bare head right.
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAES AN-TON AVG PII F

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sceptre and leaning on column.
Reverse inscription: TR POT X[I COS II]

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 88, no. 470

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Barley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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