NLM-84C1F6: Roman Coin: Sestertius, possibly of Marcus Aurelius, from Crowle

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-84C1F6

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

Copper alloy

Coin. Sestertius, possibly of Marcus Aurelius (139-180), Reece period 7

Obverse description: Bearded bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: [---]AVG PM TRP

Reverse description: Draped figure standing left; inscription lost.

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin.

Diameter: 30.1mm, Weight: 21.29gms, die axis: probably 6.

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: Circa AD 139
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 21.29 g
Diameter: 30.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th November 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: NLM21493

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 Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bearded bust laureate right
Obverse inscription: [---]AVG PM TRP

Reverse description: Draped figure standing left; inscription lost.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7812
Four figure Latitude: 53.598774
Four figure longitude: -0.822848
1:25K map: SE7812
1:10K map: SE71SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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