SWYOR-DD4C97: Roman coin; denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-DD4C97

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver coin: a denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, dating from AD 161 (Reece period 7). The reverse reads TR POT XV COS III, and depicts Pietas standing between two children, facing left and holding two more children in her arms. Rome mint. For reference, see Sear, volume 2, number 4799. It is 17.1mm in diameter and 2mm thick. It weighs 2.09gm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.09 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th September 2012 - Monday 24th September 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1996

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 Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A bare-headed bust of the emperor, facing right.
Obverse inscription: AVRELI[VS] CAES [AVG] P II F

Reverse description: Pietas standing between two children, facing left and holding two more children in her arms.
Reverse inscription: T[R] POT XV COS III

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Bagby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4679
Four figure Latitude: 54.20469
Four figure longitude: -1.29629
1:25K map: SE4679
1:10K map: SE47NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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