SWYOR-26A306: Roman coin; denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-26A306

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A silver Roman coin, a denarius of Marcus Aurelius (161 - 180 AD) as Caesar, with Spes on the reverse. See Sear Volume II, number 4795.

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Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 158
Date to: Circa AD 159

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.65 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1181

Materials and construction

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

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 CAES ANTON AVG PII F

Reverse description: Spes left holding flower and lifting skirt
Reverse inscription: TR POT XII(I) COS II

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : II 4795

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Langford (Civil Parish)

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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