ESS-8AEE04: Roman sestertius coin, possibly of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-8AEE04

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Roman sestertius, probably of Marcus Aurelius.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 13.91 g
Diameter: 27.66 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Caroline McDonald
Identified by: Caroline McDonald

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ID 3893

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Bearded, laureat bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]NVSAVG AR[...]

Reverse description: Seated figure facing left
Reverse inscription: TR[P.....]SC in field

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
To be known as: Roxwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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