About this object

Silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar under Antoninus Pius.
Obverse: Legend 'AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F', bare head of Marcus Aurelius right.
Reverse: Legend 'COS II' around Honos standing facing, head left, holding 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; 45 AD - 147 AD) possibly
  • Materials
    Silver Alloy
  • Location
    Item currently on loan
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.9 g
Object view = Archaeology
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