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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-597D05

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD 152-3). The reverse depicts Genius Exercitus or Virtus standing left, sacrificing out of patera over lighted altar and holding legionary eagle.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 152
Date to: Ante AD 153

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.86 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
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: AVRELIVS CAE-[SAR AVG PII FIL]

Reverse description: Genius Exercitus or Virtus standing left, sacrificing out of patera over lighted altar and holding legionary eagle
Reverse inscription: TR POT VII [COS II]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Wellingore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9856
Four figure Latitude: 53.092223
Four figure longitude: -0.538051
1:25K map: SK9856
1:10K map: SK95NE
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

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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