BM-8668B7: Faustina II

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-8668B7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy sestertius of Faustina II, struck under Marcus Aurelius and dating to the period AD 161 to 175 (Reece period 8). FECVNDITAS S C reverse type depicting Fecunditas standing right holding sceptre and infant. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 345, no. 1638.

Notes:

SF 5163

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: 20.2 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Lundock
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
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: Fecunditas standing right holding sceptre and child
Reverse inscription: [...]S C

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Piercebridge

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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