SUR-AFE674: Roman: sestertius of Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: SUR-AFE674

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A sestertius, probably of Marcus Aurelius Rev. Unclear


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 139
Date to: AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 19.13 g
Diameter: 31.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 07.947

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: West Clandon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0351
Four figure Latitude: 51.24888
Four figure longitude: -0.52561
1:25K map: TQ0351
1:10K map: TQ05SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: From Lord Onslow's retained collection of finds made by the Serendipity club. Finder not known.
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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