BUC-50D041: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-50D041

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180) as Caesar under Antoninus Pius, dating to the period c.AD 155-157 (Reece period 7). [TR POT X/XI COS II], S C reverse type depicting Fortuna standing left holding rudder and skirt. Mint of Rome. As RIC III, pp. 185-186, nos. 1328, 1338.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 155
Date to: Circa AD 157

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 22.3 g
Diameter: 30.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jennifer Moss
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
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 right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Fortuna standing left holding rudder and skirt
Reverse inscription: [TR POT X/XI COS II], S C

Reverse mint mark: -//-

Coin references

  • RIC : III pp. 185-186, nos. 1328, 1338

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Gayhurst (Civil Parish)

References cited

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