LIN-33DBBB: Roman silver denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-33DBBB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius struck for Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD138-161) dating to c. AD 155-156. Reece period 7. Reverse: TR POT X COS II, Aequitas standing left holding scales and rod. Mint of Rome. As RIC vol. III, p. 87, no 466a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 155
Date to: Circa AD 156

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.45 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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
Obverse description: Bare headed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAES ANTON AVG PII F

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and rod
Reverse inscription: TR POT X COS II

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III 466a

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Wragby area

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Updated: 5 months ago

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