About this object

Silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar under Antoninus Pius.
Obverse: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG P II F; bare headed head right.
Reverse: COS II; Honos standing left holding olive branch and cornucopiae.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 80, number 429a.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD ?- 409 AD ?; AD ?145-AD ?47?
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.8 g
Object view = Archaeology
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