BM-F8C1D6: Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-F8C1D6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy sestertius of Septimius Severus dating to the period AD 193 to 197 (Reece period 10). Unclear reverse type depicting figure standing left with sceptre. Mint of Rome.

The coin has a central circular perforation.

Notes:

SF 5224

Evidence of reuse: The coin possesses a central circular perforation

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 193
Date to: Exactly AD 197
Period of reuse: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 18.52 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Figure left holding vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: [...]A[...]S C

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.

References cited

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Recording Institution: BM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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