WILT-9E5A98: Roman coin: Sestertius of the Deified Faustina II

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-9E5A98

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A copper alloy Roman commemorative sestertius of the deified Faustina II dating to the period AD 176 - 180 (Reece period 8). AETERNITAS S C reverse type depicting Aeternitas standing left holding a globe surmounted by a phoenix and leaning on a column. Mint of Rome. RIC No. 1693.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 176
Date to: Exactly AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 15.66 g
Diameter: 28.11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 28th December 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4805

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: Draped female bust facing right
Obverse inscription: ... FAV...

Reverse description: Aeternitas standing left holding globe surmounted by phoenix and leaning on a column
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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