NCL-74F084: Roman Coin:  As of Faustina II

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-74F084

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy as of Faustina II, struck under Marcus Aurelius and dating to the period AD 161 to 175 (Reece period 8). IVNONI REGINA S C reverse depicting Juno standing left holding patera and sceptre; at her feet, a peacock. RIC III, p. 345, no. 1648.

Notes:

SF 586

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 161
Date to: AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 9.6 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1992 - Friday 1st January 1993

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [FAVST]INA AVG[VSTA]

Reverse description: Juno standing left holding patera and sceptre, peacock at feet.
Reverse inscription: [IVNO REGINA S C]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 345, no. 1645 or 1646

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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