BM-F0A1C6: Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-F0A1C6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius dating to the period AD 168 to 169 (Period 8). SALVTI AVG COS III reverse type depicting Salus standing left feeding snake coiled around altar and holding sceptre. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 229, no. 207.

Notes:

SF 5287

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 168
Date to: Exactly AD 169

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.57 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Lundock
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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 right
Obverse inscription: M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIII

Reverse description: Salus standing left holding sceptre and feeding snake twined around altar
Reverse inscription: SALVTI AVG COS III

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Piercebridge

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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