WAW-ECA4D6: Roman coin: denarius of Marcus Aurelius (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-ECA4D6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius dating to the period AD 170 to 171 (Reece Period 7). COS III reverse type depicting Jupiter seated holding a thunderbolt and sceptre. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 231, No. 228.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 18.81 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013 - Sunday 3rd March 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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)
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate.
Obverse inscription: IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TRP XXV

Reverse description: Jupiter seated left holding a thunderbolt and sceptre.
Reverse inscription: COS III

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Cotswold (District)
Parish or ward: Blockley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2135
Four figure Latitude: 52.013035
Four figure longitude: -1.695434
1:25K map: SP2135
1:10K map: SP23NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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