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. This is a Coin of British Association, cf. Walker, 1988: pp. 295, 299, nos. 437-468.

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

Notes:

Coin of British Association

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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 to: Exactly AD 161

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
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

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Wednesday 8th February 2012
Updated: 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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