CORN-513AA6: Roman coin: as of Marcus Aurelius (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-513AA6

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

Copper alloy as, probably of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD 139-61), mint of Rome

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 139
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 5.25 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004 - Friday 31st December 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: bare head facing right
Obverse inscription: missing

Reverse description: unclear standing figure
Reverse inscription: missing

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Levan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW3621
Four figure Latitude: 50.030481
Four figure longitude: -5.687708
1:25K map: SW3621
1:10K map: SW31NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Cliff and related features

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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