LANCUM-5C54A4: Roman coin: Sestertius of Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-5C54A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Roman sestertius of Faustina I dating from after AD141.

Obv: DIVA AVG FAVSTINA

Rev: AETERNITAS S C

Ref: RIC 3 (Antoninus), 1103 of AD 141+.

Subsequent actions

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: Circa AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 13.5 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 23rd June 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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 the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVA AVG FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Aeternitas standing left
Reverse inscription: AETERNITAS S C

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Aldcliffe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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