SUSS-6A7B02: Roman coin: Sestertius possibly of Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-6A7B02

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

Roman copper alloy sestertius, possibly of Faustina I the elder (138-161), unclear reverse type, AD 138-161

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.9 mm
Weight: 12.41 g
Diameter: 26.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Bust facing right with elaborate hairstyle
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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