NLM-F39295: Roman Coin: Denarius of Faustina II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F39295

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

Silver coin. Denarius of Faustina II (147-175), RIC vol. 3 no. 495(a), mint of Rome, possibly issue of 147-161

Obverse description: Bust coiffed and draped right.

Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Female figure [Venus] standing left holding Victory and propping shield.

Reverse inscription: AVGVST I PII FIL

Diameter: 17.04mm, Weight: 2.78gms, die axis: 6

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 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.78 g
Diameter: 17.04 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th April 2018

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: NLM39164

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 under Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust coiffed and draped right
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Female figure [Venus] standing left holding Victory and propping shield.
Reverse inscription: AVGVST I PII FIL

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : vol. 3 no. 495(a)

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: Winteringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9221
Four figure Latitude: 53.67737737
Four figure longitude: -0.60870507
1:25K map: SE9221
1:10K map: SE92SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: 26 days ago
Updated: 26 days ago

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