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COIN

Unique ID: BM-01C726

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy sestertius of Faustina II, struck under Marcus Aurelius and dating to the period AD 161-75 FECUNDITAS SC reverse. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 345, no. 1638. Reece 8.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161
Date to: Exactly AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 22.47 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Laura Czebotar
Identified by: Miss Laura Czebotar
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGUSTA

Reverse description: Fecunditas standing left, holding sceptre and infant.
Reverse inscription: [FECVNDITAS SC]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 345, no 1638

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
To be known as: Hambleden

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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