BM-510C41: Roman coin: as or dupondius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-510C41

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman as or dupondius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180) as Caesar under Antoninus Pius (AD 139-161) dating to the period AD 153-154 (Reece period 7). TR POT VIII COS II reverse type depicting Minerva standing left holding owl in right hand, vertical spear in left, shield to right, S-C in the field. Mint of Rome. Cf. BMC 1960; RIC III p. 184, no. 1317.

Notes:

Coin of British Association: Marcus Minerva

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 153
Date to: Circa AD 154

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 13.66 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare headed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAE-SAR AVG [PII FIL]

Reverse description: Minerva standing left holding owl in right hand, vertical spear in left, shield to right, S-C in the field
Reverse inscription: TR POT VIII COS II

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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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