SUR-B91879: Roman coin: Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-B91879

Object type certainty: Certain
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A sestertius of Marcus Aurelius dating to the period AD 161 (Reece Period 8). CONCORD AVGVSTOR TRP XV COS III SC reverse type depicts Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, togate, facing each other and grasping hands. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12.72 g
Diameter: 30.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th May 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-971

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 Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES MA[VREL ANTONINVS] AVG PM

Reverse description: Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, togate, facing each other and grasping hands
Reverse inscription: CONC[ORD AVGVSTOR TRP XV COS III] SC

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Buriton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7521
Four figure Latitude: 50.9835301
Four figure longitude: -0.93293142
1:25K map: SU7521
1:10K map: SU72SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Recording Institution: SUR
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