NCL-7CF5F7: Roman Coin: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: NCL-7CF5F7

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A silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius. IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV obverse, COS III reverse. Minted in Rome c. 170-171. As RIC V.III, p231 no.227.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 170
Date to: Circa AD 171

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.92 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 18.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th March 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Julie Jackson
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

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 Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right, laureate
Obverse inscription: IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV

Reverse description: Jupiter seated left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre
Reverse inscription: COS III

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p231 no. 227

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Claxby Pluckacre

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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