WILT-0B57C1:

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-0B57C1

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A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, dating to the period AD 139-180 (Reece Period 7 and 8) IMP VI COS III S-C, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding spear and leaning on shield. Mint of Rome. RIC 1037

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 138
Date to: Exactly AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 23.13 g
Diameter: 28.21 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2016-73

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust with cuirass, bearded and facing right.
Obverse inscription: M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVI

Reverse description: Roma seated left on cuirass, holding spear and leaning on shield.
Reverse inscription: IMP VI COS III S-C

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Enford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1352
Four figure Latitude: 51.26700861
Four figure longitude: -1.81505211
1:25K map: SU1352
1:10K map: SU15SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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