NARC-424AF3: Roman Denarius of Marcus Aurelius, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-424AF3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver Denarius of Marcus Aurelius, AD 171

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Emperor laureate facing right
Obverse inscription: [M AN]TONINVS AVG TR P XXV

Reverse description: Mars standing right holding a spear with left hand on shield.
Reverse inscription: IMP VI COS III

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Northampton (District)
Parish or ward: Upton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7259
Four figure Latitude: 52.224509
Four figure longitude: -0.947364
1:25K map: SP7259
1:10K map: SP75NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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