HESH-2EB17E: Roman coin: Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (Obverse and reverse)p

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Unique ID: HESH-2EB17E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180) dating to AD 168-169. Reverse type: Aequitas seated with holding scales and cornucopiae. RIC III, no. 969, 1479, or 1484.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 168
Date to: Circa AD 169

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.62 mm
Weight: 13.5 g
Diameter: 30.72 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFDMG: 3221

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [M ANTONINVS AVG ARM] PARTH MAX

Reverse description: Aequitas seated with scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: not visible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Powys (Unitary Authority)
District: Powys (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Montgomery (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO2296
Four figure Latitude: 52.55622699
Four figure longitude: -3.15192074
1:25K map: SO2296
1:10K map: SO29NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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