CORN-91F4F7: as of Marcus Aurelius (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-91F4F7

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

Copper as of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, c.AD 139-180, [TR POT VI (according to the position of HONOS)] COS II on reverse so c.AD 151-2, RIC 1306, BMC 1918

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Royal Cornwall Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 151
Date to: Exactly AD 152

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 9.35 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Mr. Roger Penhallurick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Transfer of Title 2010.7

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
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 facing right
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAESAR [ANTO]NINI AVG PII FIL

Reverse description: Figure of Honour standing left holding branch in extended right hand and cornucopiae in left hand
Reverse inscription: [...TR POT VI] COS II // HO/NOS // S/C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
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: Veryan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW8938
Four figure Latitude: 50.204318
Four figure longitude: -4.958216
1:25K map: SW8938
1:10K map: SW88SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found about 20 years ago at low tide about 50 yards out from rocks
Current location: Royal Cornwall Museum
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Inter-tidal

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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