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A worn copper-alloy Roman as of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180) as Caesar under Antoninus Pius, dating to the period c.AD 148-161 (Reece period 7). Reverse type unclear standing female figure left, possibly Clementia holding patera and skirt, or Salus. Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC III, p. 179, no. 1286 passim for the Clementia reverse type, although cf. also p. 184, no. 1324 passim for similar reverse types depicting Salus.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 148
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.75 mm
Weight: 5.46 g
Diameter: 25.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 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 bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]LIVS CA-[...]

Reverse description: Unclear standing female figure left, possibly Clementia holding patera and skirt, or Salus
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Pettistree

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

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