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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-FBBFE8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper-alloy sestertius of Faustina II struck under Marcus Aurelius and dating to the period AD 161 to 175 (Reece period 8). IVNO, S/C reverse. Rome mint. RIC III, p. 345, nos.1645/1646.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32 mm
Width: 30.7 mm
Thickness: 4.1 mm
Weight: 19.08 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16540

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 draped facing right
Obverse inscription: [F]AVSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Juno standing facing left with right hand holding patera out to left, upright sceptre in left hand and a peacock by her feet
Reverse inscription: I[VN]O, S/C

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Combe St. Nicholas (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST2909
Four figure Latitude: 50.87611683
Four figure longitude: -3.01050022
1:25K map: ST2909
1:10K map: ST20NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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