BM-28B817: Roman coin: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-28B817

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver Roman denarius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 139-180), dating to the period AD 176-177 (Reece period 8). Reverse: []XI IMP VIII COS III P[], Aequitas(?) standing left holding cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As RIC III no. 376; Cohen 947.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 176
Date to: Circa AD 177

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Uncertain laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [M ANTO]NINVS AVG GERM [SARM]

Reverse description: Aequitas(?) standing left holding cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: []XI IMP VIII COS III P[]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC III Marcus Aurelius 376
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
To be known as: Stonea Grange

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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