About this object

Silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius.
Obverse: Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Legend IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV.
Reverse: Legend COS III around Jupiter seated left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 231, number 228.
Roman Silver Coinage, number 114
Sear Catalogue, volume II, number 4884.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); December 170 AD - December 171 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.6 g
Object view = Archaeology
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