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Unique ID: SF-BFFA03

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar. Struck under Antoninus Pius, during Marcus' first consulship (AD 140-144)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 140
Date to: Circa AD 144

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders reference: 32

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare headed bust right
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F CO[S]

Reverse description: Figure of Iuventas standing left, dropping incense over candelabrum and holding patera.
Reverse inscription: IVVENTAS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Carson, R.A.G. 1976 Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum London British Museum Press p.41 270

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

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