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COIN

Unique ID: KENT2327

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A dupondius or as of Faustina II struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 147 to 161. AVGVSTI PII FIL SC reverse depicting Venus standing left holding Victory and leaning on shield set on helmet. RIC III, p. 193, no. 1389.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th December 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Michael Lewis
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II under Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy)
Obverse description: Bust of Faustina II, draped, left. Hair coiled at back of neck
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AUGUSTA

Reverse description: Venus standing left, holding victory and leaning on shield
Reverse inscription: [AUGUSTI P]II F[IL SC]

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 193, no. 1389

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
To be known as: KENT CHARTHAM

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: Monday 11th December 2000
Updated: Friday 16th September 2011

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