WILT-30378B: Roman Sestertius, Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: WILT-30378B

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A copper-alloy Roman sestertii of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, dating to the period AD 140-144 (Reece Period 7) IVVENTVS S.C reverse type depicting Juvetas standing left with branch, trophy to right. Mint of Rome. RIC Vol. III, no.1233a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 140
Date to: Circa AD 144

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 23.25 g
Diameter: 30.75 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2017-04

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 Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bareheaded, beardless, facing right.
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG [PII F COS]

Reverse description: Juventus in short robe standing left throwing grain of incense on candelabrum or altar and holding patera.
Reverse inscription: IVVENTVS S.C

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S/C//--
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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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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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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