HAMP-6483D0: Roman coin : sestertius of probably Faustina II under Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-6483D0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and incomplete copper-alloy Roman sestertius, probably of Faustina II under Marcus Aurelius, dating from the period AD 161-175 (Reece Period 8). Perhaps 'SALVTI AVGVSTAE S C', Salus seated left. Mint of Rome. Cf; RIC III, p. 347, cf 1667.

This coin weighs 29.41mm in diameter, 3.77mm in thickness, and weighs 11.62g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 138
Date to: Exactly AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.77 mm
Weight: 11.62 g
Diameter: 29.41 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 253

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Female bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Seated female figure facing left.
Reverse inscription: Illegible.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: 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: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Froxfield

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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