SUR-412922:

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-412922

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

An extremely worn Roman copper alloy Sestertius, possibly of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD 139 -161), dating to circa AD 155-160 (Reece period 7). Uncertain reverse type depicting a standing figure. 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 139
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 22.63 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th January 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
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: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed, right
Obverse inscription: (AVRELI)VS CA[ES ANTON AVG PII F]

Reverse description: Standing figure, left.

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
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: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Hurstbourne Priors (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4744
Four figure Latitude: 51.19329567
Four figure longitude: -1.32879318
1:25K map: SU4744
1:10K map: SU44SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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