Marcus Aurelius Denarius ID by Allectus

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Marcus Aurelius Denarius ID by Allectus

Post by jondurandsilver » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:27 pm

I had a few hours out on a spot where I've had a few roman bronze fragments and up popped this nice bit of silver.
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Re: Antonius silver denarius id verification please

Post by Allectus » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:29 pm

Marcus Aurelius Denarius. ::g

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Re: Antonius silver denarius id verification please

Post by jondurandsilver » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:32 pm

Great and thanks again A.
I'm happy with that.
Why does it have Antonnius on it?
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Re: Antonius silver denarius id verification please

Post by Allectus » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:42 pm

jondurandsilver wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:32 pm
Great and thanks again A.
I'm happy with that.
Why does it have Antonnius on it?
It's M ANTONINVS AVG PARTH MAX(or similar) ::g
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Re: Marcus Aurelius Denarius ID by Allectus

Post by Allectus » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:04 pm

It's this one with COS III in exergue....

Marcus Aurelius Denarius. IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV, laureate head right / VOTA SOL DECENN, COS III in ex, Emperor standing left, holding roll, sacrificing out of patera into lighted altar; prostrate bull at foot. RSC 1031. ::g
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Re: Marcus Aurelius Denarius ID by Allectus

Post by jondurandsilver » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:16 pm

Thanks for the full description A.
I'm thrilled to find a decent roman silver, and hopefully a gold one one day. :D
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Re: Antonius silver denarius id verification please

Post by coal digger » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:29 pm

jondurandsilver wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:32 pm
Great and thanks again A.
I'm happy with that.
Why does it have Antonnius on it?
Antonine dynasty
The Antonines are four Roman Emperors who ruled between 138 and 192: Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius, Lucius Verus and Commodus.

In 138, after a long reign dedicated to the cultural unification and consolidation of the empire, the Emperor Hadrian named Antoninus Pius his son and heir, under the condition that he adopt both Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus. Hadrian died that same year, and Antoninus began a peaceful, benevolent reign. He adhered strictly to Roman traditions and institutions and shared his power with the Roman Senate.

Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus succeeded Antoninus Pius in 161 upon that emperor's death, and co-ruled until Verus' death in 169. Marcus continued the Antonine legacy after Verus' death as an unpretentious and gifted administrator and leader. He died in 180 and was followed by his biological son, Commodus.
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Re: Marcus Aurelius Denarius ID by Allectus

Post by Me and my boy » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:51 am

Well done, Nice denarius.
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Re: Marcus Aurelius Denarius ID by Allectus

Post by Firsty » Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:04 am

Lovely coin

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Re: Marcus Aurelius Denarius ID by Allectus

Post by fred » Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:50 am

Great coin and good information. ::g
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