BH-4D2294: Roman coin: denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-4D2294

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 152 to 153 (Reece period 7). TR POT VII COS II reverse type depicting Genius Exercitus or Virtus standing left sacrificing from patera over altar and holding legionary eagle. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 85, no. 458.

Notes:

2018 BAG 15, SF 20

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 152
Date to: Circa AD 153

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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 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: [...]RELIVS CAESAR AVG PII FIL

Reverse description: Genius Exercitus or Virtus standing left, sacrificing from patera over altar and holding legionary eagle.
Reverse inscription: TR POT VII COS II

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.52984883
Four figure longitude: -1.67701825
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: While diving in the River Tees

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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