About this object

Silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar under Antoninus Pius.
Obverse: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F; bare head right.
Reverse: TR POT XIIII COS II D(E) SIG III; Mars standing facing, head left, resting on spear and shield.
Minted in Rome, AD 161.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 91, number 486.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 159 - 160 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    2.5 g
Object view = Archaeology
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