NLM-BCE543: Roman Coin: Denarius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-BCE543

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Denarius of Marcus Aurelius (139-180), RIC volume 3 no. 142 (or 143 if cuirassed), mint of Rome issue of 165. Chipped. Reece period 8.

Obverse description: Bust laureate right. Sharp division between neck and shoulder.

Obverse inscription: M ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACVS

Reverse description: Female figure robed - Annona - standing left holding cornucopiae and holding corn ears over modius.

Reverse inscription: PM TRPXIX IMPIII COSIII

Diameter: 18.8mm, Weight: 2.50gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 165
Date to: Exactly AD 165

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM35658

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: Bust laureate right. Sharp division between neck and shoulder
Obverse inscription: M ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACVS

Reverse description: Female figure robed – Annona - standing left holding cornucopiae and holding corn ears over modius.
Reverse inscription: PM TRPXIX IMPIII COSIII

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC III Marcus Aurelius 142
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9115
Four figure Latitude: 53.62363868
Four figure longitude: -0.62559342
1:25K map: SE9115
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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