HAMP-8D8583: Roman coin : Denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-8D8583

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD 139-80), reverse: PIETAS AVG around sacrificial implements (AD 140-44, Reece period 7). Mint of Rome. Measures 17-18mm, weighs 2.92g, die axis 6, some wear.

Obverse: Bare head right
AVRELIVS CAE SAR AVG PII F CO[S]
Reverse: Sacrificial implements
PIETAS AVG

Reference: RIC 424(a)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 140
Date to: Circa AD 144

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.92 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd September 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3562

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAE SAR AVG PII F CO[S]

Reverse description: Sacrificial implements
Reverse inscription: PIETAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Stoughton

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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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