NLM-561932: Roman Coin: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-561932

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Coin. Denarius of Marcus Aurelius (139-180), issue of 169-170, RIC volume 3 no. 206

Obverse description: Bust laureate right, head has curled hair and a forked beard.

Obverse inscription: MANTONINVS AVGTRPXXIII

Reverse description: Liberalitas standing left holding cornucopiae and abacus.

Reverse inscription: LIBERAL AVG V COSIII

Diameter: 18.3mm, Weight: 3.12gms, die axis: 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: Exactly AD 169
Date to: Exactly AD 170

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.12 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 25th June 2013

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: NLM22985

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: Bust laureate right, head has curled hair and a forked beard
Obverse inscription: MANTONINVS AVGTRPXXIII

Reverse description: Liberalitas standing left holding cornucopiae and abacus.
Reverse inscription: LIBERAL AVG V COSIII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: 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: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Barnoldby le Beck

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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