BM-F09B15: Sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-F09B15

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy sestertius of Faustina II, under Marcus Aurelius and dating to the period AD 161 to 175 (Reece period 8). Unclear reverse type, possibly depicting seated figure left. Mint of Rome.

Notes:

SF 5297

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: 15.6 g
Diameter: 29 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]
Obverse description: Female bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]INA [...]

Reverse description: Seated figure left
Reverse inscription: [...]

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.

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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