About this object

Silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius.
Obverse: M ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX; laureate bust right.
Reverse: TR P XX IMP III COS III; Victory standing front, head right, holding palm and fixing to a palm tree a shield inscribed VIC PAR.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 226, number 163.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 166 AD Summer - 166-12 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    2.7 g
Object view = Archaeology
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