KENT-96FAB4: KENT-96FAB4.  Roman coin obverse.

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-96FAB4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Julia Mamaea (221-235), dating to the period AD 221-235 (Reece period 11). FELICITAS PVBLICA, S C reverse type depicting Felicitas standing front, head left, legs crossed, holding caduceus and leaning on a column. Mint of Rome. As RIC IV.2, p. 125, no. 676.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 221
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.58 mm
Weight: 14.18 g
Diameter: 27.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st November 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Richardson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Richardson
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Mamaea
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA MAMA-EA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Felicitas standing front, head left, legs crossed, holding caduceus and leaning on a column
Reverse inscription: FELICITAS PV[BLI]CA, S C

Reverse mint mark: -//-

Coin references

  • RIC : IV.2 p. 125, no. 676

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: GOODNESTONE

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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