IOW-2B6866: IOW-2B6866 Roman Coin: As of Faustina II

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-2B6866

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy as of Faustina II dating to the period AD 147 to 161. FELICITAS SC reverse type. Mint of Rome. Reece period 7. RIC III, p. 193, no. 1395.

Obverse: Bust right; [...]
Reverse: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and placing left hand on hip.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 147
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Exactly AD 161
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.55 mm
Width: 20.13 mm
Thickness: 3.25 mm
Weight: 3.99 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th January 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-2-50

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and placing left hand on hip

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Wednesday 8th February 2012
Updated: Tuesday 14th February 2012

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