LANCUM-45054B: Roman coin: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius)

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-45054B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Denarius of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161 - 180), dating from AD 161 - 162, (Reece Period 8). The reverse legend is PROV DEOR TR P XVI COS III and it depicts Providentia standing left holding a globe and cornucopia. Mint of Rome. RIC III, page 217, number 51.

Obv: Laureate bust right / IMP M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG
Rev: Providentia standing left holding globe and cornucopia / PROV DEOR TR P XVI COS III

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161
Date to: Exactly AD 162

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.35 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Matthew Ball

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 Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding globe and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: PROV DEOR TR P XVI COS III

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC III Marcus Aurelius 51
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Bridekirk

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Cliff and related features

References cited

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

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