NLM-69FA16: Roman Denarius of Marcus Aurelius from Binbrook

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-69FA16

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

Silver

Coin. Denarius of Marcus Aurelius (139-180), RIC volume 3 no. 164, issue of 166, Reece period 8.

Obverse description: Bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: M ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding olive branch and cornucopiae.

Reverse inscription: TRPXX IMPIIII COSIII

In exergue: PAX

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin, citing Sear volume 2 page 306 no. 4915.

Diameter: 17.7mm, Weight: 2.62gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius (139-180)
Inscription: obv: M ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX rev: TRPXX IMPIIII COSIII

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 166
Date to: Exactly AD 166

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.62 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM20619

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: Bust laureate right
Obverse inscription: M ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding olive branch and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: TRPXX IMPIIII COSIII

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: PAX
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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