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Unique ID: HAMP-AD8067

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

A copper alloy Roman probable sestertius of the deified Faustina I (or possibly II) dating to the period post-AD 141 (Reece Period 7). Uncertain reverse type depicting standing figure right with spear or sceptre. Mint of Rome.


Please note this record was made at a rally and therefore may fall below our usual standard.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 145

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 20.41 g
Diameter: 30.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th April 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Leisure Promotions - East Stratton 14.4.13

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis (Wilts)
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally Find 156

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Not recorded.
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAV[STINA}

Reverse description: Standing figure right with spear or sceptre.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Micheldever (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5441
Four figure Latitude: 51.165705
Four figure longitude: -1.22907949
1:25K map: SU5441
1:10K map: SU54SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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