KENT-1C4953: KENT-1C4953. Roman Coin: Dupondis of Faustina II

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: KENT-1C4953

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy dupondius or as of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 147 to 161 (Reece period 7). Possibly an SC reverse type depicting Diana standing left with arrows and bow. Mint of Rome. cf RIC III, p. 194, no. 1405.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.5 mm
Width: 18.23 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 4.04 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II under Antoninus Pius
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Worn. Bust right.
Obverse inscription: [FAV]STINA AVG P[II AVG FIL]

Reverse description: Diana left with arrows and bow.
Reverse inscription: SC

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 194, no. 1405

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Boughton Malherbe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9050
Four figure Latitude: 51.21757939
Four figure longitude: 0.71922612
1:25K map: TQ9050
1:10K map: TQ95SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: DEV-CDA7D7
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy dupondius or as of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 147 to 161 (Reece period 7). SC revers…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: LEIC-D1C542
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A dupondius or as of Faustina II struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 147 to 161 (Reece period 7). SC reverse depicting Di…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: SUSS-417717
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy dupondius or as of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 147 to 161 (Reece period 7). SC revers…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.