NLM-BCF938: Roman Coin: Denarius of Faustina II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-BCF938

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Denarius of Faustina II (147-175), RIC vol. 3 no. 688, Mint of Rome

Obverse description: Bust right coiffed and diademed, probably draped, Reece period 7.

Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Juno standing left with vertical sceptre and patera, peacock to left.

Reverse inscription: I V N O

Diameter: 19.6mm, Weight: 2.84gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 147
Date to: Exactly AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM35659

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
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: Bust right coiffed and diademed, probably draped Reverse inscription: I V N O
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Juno standing left with vertical sceptre and patera, peacock to left.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : vol. 3 no. 688

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9115
Four figure Latitude: 53.62363868
Four figure longitude: -0.62559342
1:25K map: SE9115
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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