LANCUM-B71F71: Staffs., Tamworth: Dupondius of Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: LANCUM-B71F71

Object type certainty: Certain
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Dupondius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD145-161)


Coin of British Association: Marcus Minerva

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 145
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 9.24 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [AVRELIVS CAE]SAR [AVG PII FIL]

Reverse description: Minerva standing with shield and spear
Reverse inscription: S C (rest illegible)

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Tamworth (District)
To be known as: Tamworth

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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