SF-9A99B3: Coin: Roman denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: SF-9A99B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Marcus Aurelius, c.163-164 AD. Reverse: P M TR P XVIII IMP II COS III, Mars standing right holding spear and resting left hand on shield. As RIC 3 no. 92.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 163
Date to: Circa AD 164

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.62 g
Diameter: 17.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: FOS 027

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]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right

Reverse description: Mars standing right holding spear and resting left hand on shield
Reverse inscription: P M TR P XVIII IMP II COS III

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
To be known as: Frostenden

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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