YORYM-E98F81: Roman Coin : Denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-E98F81

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius dating to the period AD 170 -171 (Reece Period 8) COS III reverse type depicting Roma seated left on cuirass holding Victory and spear. Mint of Rome.

RIC III, p.231, no.233.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 170
Date to: Circa AD 171

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

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: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV

Reverse description: Roma seated left on cuirass holding Victory and spea
Reverse inscription: COS III

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely 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: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Barmby Moor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7649
Four figure Latitude: 53.931557
Four figure longitude: -0.843967
1:25K map: SE7649
1:10K map: SE74NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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