LVPL-DE51E1: Roman denari of Faustina II

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Unique ID: LVPL-DE51E1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denari of Faustina Junior, minted under Marcus Aurelius.

Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA; draped bust right.

Reverse: [HILA]RITAS; Hilaritas standing left holding long palm and cornucopiae.

Rome AD161-175.

RIC. 686.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 17.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Hilaritas standing left holding long palm and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: [HILA]RITAS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Oswestry Rural

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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