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Unique ID: KENT2327

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A dupondius or as of Faustina II struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 147 to 161. AVGVSTI PII FIL SC reverse depicting Venus standing left holding Victory and leaning on shield set on helmet. RIC III, p. 193, no. 1389.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 147
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th December 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Michael Lewis - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II under Antoninus Pius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust of Faustina II, draped, left. Hair coiled at back of neck
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AUGUSTA
Reverse description: Venus standing left, holding victory and leaning on shield
Reverse inscription: [AUGUSTI P]II F[IL SC]

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 193, no. 1389

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Kent
District: Canterbury
To be known as: KENT CHARTHAM

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Other[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Unknown[scope notes]

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Created: Monday 11th December 2000
Updated: Friday 16th September 2011

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