CAM-D97042: Copper-alloy Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-D97042

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman coin, Sestertius, probably of Faustina II, struck under Marcus Aurelius, reverse unclear, Rome, AD 161-75. Reece Period 8

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.67 mm
Weight: 23.94 g
Diameter: 32.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012 - Saturday 31st March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [FAVSTINA] - AVG[VSTA]

Reverse description: Unclear figure standing left
Reverse inscription: [ ], (S C?)

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
To be known as: South Kesteven Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 5 years ago

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