SWYOR-584C75: Roman Coin; Dupondius or As of Diva Faustina

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-584C75

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

A copper alloy Roman coin; a dupondius or As of Diva Faustina dating from AD 141 - 159 (Reece Period 7). Standing figure facing left on the reverse, with bent arm projecting to left. The coin is 22.5mm diameter, 2.3mm thick and 4.61g. The edge of the coin is damaged.

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 159

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 4.61 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 - Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3103

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Female bust right
Obverse inscription: [DIVA] FAVST[INA]

Reverse description: Figure facing left, arm bent to left
Reverse inscription: missing

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Cawood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5638
Four figure Latitude: 53.83524636
Four figure longitude: -1.15053946
1:25K map: SE5638
1:10K map: SE53NE
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: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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