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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-5A53F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD 139-61), dating to the period AD 153-155 (Reece period 7). Probably TR POT [VIII/VIIII] COS II S C reverse type depicting Minerva standing left holding owl and spear. Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC III, p. 184, no. 1317. This is possibly a coin of British Association as noted by D. Walker at the Sacred Spring in Bath, Walker, 1988: pp. 295, 298, nos. 363-374.

Notes:

This is probably a coin of British association (Bath p.298).

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 153
Date to: AD 155

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.77 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
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: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Minerva standing left, holding owl and spear to right, shield.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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