BERK-020F1C: Roman coin: sestertius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-020F1C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy sestertius of Marcus Aurelius as Caeser, dating to the period AD139 - 161 (Reece period 7).

Notes:

Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No W162

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 139
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 23.22 g
Diameter: 33.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard
Secondary identifier: Mr Michael Byard

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAESAR ANTONINI AVG PIIF

Reverse description: Standing figure
Reverse inscription: S-C/ Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3014
Four figure Latitude: 51.82382138
Four figure longitude: -1.56612665
1:25K map: SP3014
1:10K map: SP31SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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