NARC-82E423: Roman denarius of Faustina II, obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-82E423

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A denarius of Faustina II struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 147 to 161. IVNONI REGINAE reverse. RIC III, p. 270, no. 697.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 147
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II under Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Draped bust right with a single circlet of pearls around head
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Juno, veiled, seated left on low seat, holding patera (shallow dish) and sceptre; at feet, peacock
Reverse inscription: IVNONI REGINAE

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 270, no. 697

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6065
Four figure Latitude: 52.27988
Four figure longitude: -1.121951
1:25K map: SP6065
1:10K map: SP66NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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