SUSS-DF6346: Roman Coin : Sestertius of Faustina Senior (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-DF6346

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy sestertius of Faustina (Senior) AD 138 - 161. The coin has been heavily worn around the edges.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.38 mm
Weight: 14.25 g
Diameter: 23.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Female bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Female figure standing left, holding patera and sceptre - possibly Juno.
Reverse inscription: [----] SC

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
To be known as: Bramber

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

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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