DENO-150862: Roman coin; denarius of Antoninus Pius with Marcus Aurelius as caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-150862

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Roman coin; struck silver denarius of Antoninus Pius with Marcus Aurelius as caesar. Dated to 141, Rome mint. Obv. Laureate head of Antoninus Pius right ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TRP COS III Rev. Bare head of Marcus Aurelius right AVRELIVS CAES[AR AV]G PII F COS Diameter 17.5mm, thickness 2.9mm, weight 2.67g Ref: Sear, volume II, page 261, coin 4524 RIC (per Sear) 418b

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 141

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 2.67 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th June 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anja Rohde
Identified by: Miss Anja Rohde

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6222

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head of Antoninus Pius right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TRP COS III

Reverse description: Bare head of Marcus Aurelius right
Reverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAES[AR AV]G PII F COS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

  • RIC : 418b

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Perlethorpe-cum-Budby

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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