HESH-6CAE37: Roman Coin: Roman sestertius of Marcus Aurelius as Augustus

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-6CAE37

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Roman sestertius of Marcus Aurelius as Augustus (AD 161-180)(Reece period 8). Reverse depicts a seated figure holding a globe and spear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.82 mm
Weight: 21 g
Diameter: 29.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th May 2013 - Sunday 5th May 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Ms Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Obverse description: bust facing right, laureate
Obverse inscription: [...] INVS [...]

Reverse description: seated figure left, holding globe and spear
Reverse inscription: [...] A [.] VG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
District: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Edgmond (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6817
Four figure Latitude: 52.74966255
Four figure longitude: -2.47551539
1:25K map: SJ6817
1:10K map: SJ61NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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