KENT-D973A1: KENT-D973A1. Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius. Obverse.

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-D973A1

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

Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 139
Date to: Ante AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.48 mm
Weight: 24 g
Diameter: 31.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th May 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: [M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG ARM PAR]THMAX

Reverse description: Victory standing right, holding palm and attaching shield. Inscribed VIC/PAR to tree.
Reverse inscription: VIC/PAR

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
To be known as: OSPRINGE

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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