LEIC-0C3264: Roman coin, copper alloy Sestertius, possibly of Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: LEIC-0C3264

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin, possibly a sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (161-180)? The coinn is badly worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 11.93 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: right facing laureate bust

Reverse description: standing figure

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Peckleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4600
Four figure Latitude: 52.5958554
Four figure longitude: -1.32233524
1:25K map: SK4600
1:10K map: SK40SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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