DUR-0F4C01: Coin: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: DUR-0F4C01

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

A silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-80), Rome, AD 162, CONCORD AVG TR P XVI, Concordia seated left holding patera, resting elbow on a statue of Spes and with a cornucopiae below the seat, COS III in exergue, RIC: 37.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 162
Date to: Exactly AD 162

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.11 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 17.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th March 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Brampton and Longtown Rotary Club Rally 2012

Personal details

Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Miss Emma Morris

Other reference numbers

Other reference: No. 5

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 Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG

Reverse description: Concordia seated left holding patera and resting elbow on a small statue of Spes with cornucopiae below seat. COS III in exergue.
Reverse inscription: CONCORD AVG TR P XVI

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Carlisle (District)
Parish or ward: Hayton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY5058
Four figure Latitude: 54.91419
Four figure longitude: -2.78148
1:25K map: NY5058
1:10K map: NY55NW
WOEID: 15178
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

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: DUR
Created: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2012

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