FASAM-2D809B: Roman coin: sestertius of Faustina II RIC 1663 obv

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-2D809B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy sestertius of Faustina II, under Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-75) (Reece Period 8), MATRI MAGNAE, S C, Cybele seated right, holding drum, between two lions. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 346, no. 1663

The record has a temporary holding record. The diameter is c. 30mm. A weight is needed.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161
Date to: Exactly AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 30 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Cybele seated right, holding drum, between two lions
Reverse inscription: (MATRI MAGNAE), S C

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 346, no. 1663

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: Wimbish (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5835
Four figure Latitude: 51.99097946
Four figure longitude: 0.29971956
1:25K map: TL5835
1:10K map: TL53NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: About one year ago

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