BM-5115B3: Roman coin : denarius of Marcus Aurelius (obverse)

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Unique ID: BM-5115B3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180), dating to AD 162-162 (Reece Period 8). Reverse: CONCORD AVG TR P XVII COS III, Concordia seated left. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 218, no. 62.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 162
Date to: Circa AD 163

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head right, bare
Obverse inscription: M ANT[ONI]NVS AVG IMP II

Reverse description: Concordia seated left, holding patera and resting left arm on statue of Spes; cornucopiae under seat
Reverse inscription: CONCORD AVG TR P XVII; COS III in exergue

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 218, no. 62

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Copmanthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5546
Four figure Latitude: 53.90724806
Four figure longitude: -1.1643015
1:25K map: SE5546
1:10K map: SE54NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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