About this object

Silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar under Antoninus Pius.
Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius right, legend 'AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG P II[F]'
Reverse: Providentia holding a sceptre and facing left '[T]R POT III COS II'
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 83, number 446.
Roman Silver Coinage, number 608.
Sear Catalogue, volume II, number 4786.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 148-149 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    2.9g
Object view = Archaeology
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