WILT-E6C665: Roman coin: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-E6C665

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar under Antoninus Pius, dating to the period AD 145-147 (Reece Period 7). COS II reverse type depicting Honos standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae.Mint of Rome. RIC III, pg. 80. no. 429a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 145
Date to: Exactly AD 147

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.72 g
Diameter: 17.49 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Natasha Cross
Identified by: Miss Natasha Cross

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4767

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare headed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [AVRELIVS CAE] SAR AVG P [II F]

Reverse description: Honos standing facing, head left, holding branch and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [COS II]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
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)
To be known as: Grimstead

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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