SUSS-025EB1: Roman coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-025EB1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A dupondius or as, possibly a copy, of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 147 to 161. SC reverse depicting Diana. RIC III, p. 194, no. 1405.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.47 mm
Weight: 11.4 g
Diameter: 27.02 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
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
Obverse description: Draped bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [...] PII AVG[...]

Reverse description: Diana standing left holding arrow and resting on bow
Reverse inscription: SC

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 194, no. 1405

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
To be known as: East Dean and Friston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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