LEIC-B84DA5: Roman copper alloy sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (brown coin), AD 170-1 (Reece Period 8)

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B84DA5

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Roman copper alloy sestertius of Marcus Aurelius, AD 170-1 (Reece Period 8). Reverse type: PRIMI DECEN NALES COS III S C in five lines within wreath, very worn. RIC 1004/1008

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 170
Date to: Circa AD 171

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 13.83 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Obverse description: Right facing laurelled bust
Obverse inscription: [....]ON[...]?

Reverse description: Possible lines of inscription within a wreath
Reverse inscription: P[RI]MI/[DE]CEN/[N]ALES/COS[…]

Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Eaton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7726
Four figure Latitude: 52.82603797
Four figure longitude: -0.8586798
1:25K map: SK7726
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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