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Unique ID: PUBLIC-40DF72

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar under Antonius Pius (AD 139-61), dating to AD 140-44 (Reece Period 7), Rev. PIETAS AVG, priestly implements. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 79, no. 424a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 140
Date to: Circa AD 144

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd July 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Simone Johnson
Identified by: Ms Simone Johnson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2010.60.1

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 head right
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS

Reverse description: Priestly implements
Reverse inscription: PIETAS AVG

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 79, no. 424a

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Torfaen (Unitary Authority)
District: Torfaen (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Llanyrafon (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3295
Four figure Latitude: 51.649663
Four figure longitude: -2.98425
1:25K map: ST3295
1:10K map: ST39NW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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