KENT-320A67: A struck copper alloy Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-320A67

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A complete silver struck Roman denarius of Faustina I (138-141), posthumous issue by Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome c.AD 141-161. Obverse: draped bust right, DIVA FAVSTINA. Reverse type AETERNITAS, Juno draped standing left, left hand raised, holding sceptre in right hand. Reece Period 7 .RIC III,Antoninus Pius no.344

Meausrements: 2.72 g and 17.89 mm in diameter and 2.15 mm thick

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Weight: 2.72 g
Diameter: 17.89 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Karen Dunford
Identified by: Miss Karen Dunford
Secondary identifier: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped figure right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Draped figure standing left holding spear right.
Reverse inscription: AETERNITAS

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Great Chart with Singleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9741
Four figure Latitude: 51.134379
Four figure longitude: 0.814403
1:25K map: TQ9741
1:10K map: TQ94SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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