WILT-907053: Roman coin: Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: WILT-907053

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A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Marcus Aurelius dating to the period AD 155-156 (Reece period 7), possibly TR POT X COS II S C reverse type depicting Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and raising skirt. Mint of Rome. cf RIC vol III p.185 no. 1328.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 155
Date to: Exactly AD 156

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 17 g
Diameter: 29.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 1536a

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare headed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: AV[REL]IVS CAES ANTO[N AVG P]II F

Reverse description: Fortuna standing left holding rudder and raising skirt
Reverse inscription: [TR POT X COS II] S C

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Marlborough

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: 6 years ago

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