BM-99DC98: Roman coin: denarius of Marcus Aurelius Caesar (obv.)

Rights Holder: Vincent Drost
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Rights Holder: Vincent Drost
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Unique ID: BM-99DC98

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy dupondius or as of Marcus Aurelius Caesar under Antoninus Pius (AD 140-61), dating to AD 147-8 (Reece Period 7), S C, Minerva standing right. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 177, no. 1264

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 147
Date to: Exactly AD 148

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.74 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
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 head right
Obverse inscription: [AVRE]LIVS CAES[AR AVG PII F COS II]

Reverse description: Minerva standing right, holding spear and resting left hand on shield
Reverse inscription: S C in field

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
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 Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: South Ferriby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9821
Four figure Latitude: 53.67628818
Four figure longitude: -0.51790456
1:25K map: SE9821
1:10K map: SE92SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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