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Unique ID: SF-609E93

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

A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Marcus Aurelius, c.168 AD. Reverse: [TR POT]XXII-IMP V COS III, Aequitas seated left holding scales and cornucopiae, S-C in the field. As RIC III no. 960.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 168
Date to: Circa AD 168

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 22.58 g
Diameter: 29.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
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 right
Obverse inscription: [M] ANTONINVS AVG AR-M PART[]

Reverse description: Aequitas seated left holding scales and cornucopiae, S-C in the field
Reverse inscription: [TR POT]XXII-IMP V COS III

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Cambridge (District)
To be known as: Cambridge

Spatial coordinates

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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