PUBLIC-F83551: PUBLIC-F8551: Roman sestertius Faustina AD141-61 AETERNITAS

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-F83551

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn and corroded Roman copper-alloy sestertius of Diva Faustina (diedAD141). AD 141-161 (Reece period 7). AETERNITAS reverse type depicting Aeternitas standing left, holding phoenix on globe and holding up skirt. Mint of Rome.

Obverse: [DIVA FAVSTINA]; Draped bust right

Reverse: [AETERNI]TAS S C; Aeternitas standing left, holding phoenix on globe and holding up skirt

Diameter: 32.06mm. Weight: 18.34g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 18.34 g
Diameter: 32.06 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th April 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David Roberts
Identified by: Mr David Roberts
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [DIVA FAVSTINA]

Reverse description: Aeternitas standing left, holding phoenix on globe and holding up skirt
Reverse inscription: [AETERNI]TAS S C

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
To be known as: Nr Chrishall

Spatial coordinates


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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