FAKL-515564: Denarius of Faustina Junior

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-515564

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Faustina II, struck under Marcus Aurelius and dating to the period AD 161 to 175 (Reece period 8). SALVS AVG reverse type depicting Salus seated left feeding snake coiled around altar. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 271, no. 714.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.77 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 288

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust, right, hair in a bun
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Seated figure of Salus feeding a serpent, left
Reverse inscription: SALVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Fulford

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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