About this object

Silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius.
Obverse: Legend 'IMP M ANTONINVS AVG', around bare head of Aurelius right.
Reverse: Concordia seated left with arm resting on statue of spes and holding patera. Cornucopia under seat. Legend around 'CONCORD AVG TR P XVII COS III'.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 218, number 59.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 162-12 AD - 163-12 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    2.8 g
Object view = Archaeology
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