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Unique ID: IOW-2B6866

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A Roman copper-alloy as of Faustina II dating to the period AD 147 to 161. FELICITAS SC reverse type. Mint of Rome. Reece period 7. RIC III, p. 193, no. 1395.

Obverse: Bust right; [...]
Reverse: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and placing left hand on hip.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Length: 23.55 mm
Width: 20.13 mm
Thickness: 3.25 mm
Weight: 3.99 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-2-50

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and placing left hand on hip
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 8th February 2012
Updated: Tuesday 14th February 2012

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