NMGW-A122A8: Roman Coin: Faustina II (wife of Marcus Aurelius) sestertius, Rome

Rights Holder: All rights reserved
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: NMGW-A122A8

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

Roman copper alloy coin
Faustina II (wife of Marcus Aurelius) sestertius, Rome
IVNO (c. 161-76)
RIC (MA) 1645/6
17.18g, worn and corroded

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 176

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 17.18 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Wenke Domscheit
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2014.80.3

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
Mint or issue place: Rome
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

  • RIC : 1645/6

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Pembrey and Burry Port Town (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SN4201
Four figure Latitude: 51.68546744
Four figure longitude: -4.28699967
1:25K map: SN4201
1:10K map: SN40SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: LANCUM-14A107
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Sesterius, Faustina II, Rome, 161-76AD, RIC II Marcus Aurelius 1645. O: [FAVSTINA AVGVSTA]. Draped bust right. R: IVNO. Juno standing l…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LVPL-295673
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Copper alloy sestertius of Faustina II (161-76) Mint of Rome Obv. [F]AV[STINA AVGVSTA]; bust right Rev. [IVNO], S C; Juno standing left, ho…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUR-DBB995
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A sestertius, probably of Faustina Junior (died 175), struck in reign of Marcus Aurelius (161-80), IVNO S C, Mint of Rome. c.f. RIC III, 1645-6
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.