DEV-28717C: Roman coin: copper alloy dupondius of Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-28717C

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A Roman copper alloy dupondius of Faustina I (AD 138-140), dating to AD 141-161 (Reece Period 7). AVGVSTA SC reverse type, depicting vesta standing left holding torch and palladium. Mint of Rome. RIC III, pg. 167-168, no. 1177(a) or 1178. .

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 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.5 g
Diameter: 23.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017648

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust of Faustina right
Obverse inscription: [DIVA] FAVST(IN)A

Reverse description: Vesta standing left, holding torch and palladium.
Reverse inscription: [AVGVS]TA S-C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: SC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Colaton Raleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY0586
Four figure Latitude: 50.66589297
Four figure longitude: -3.34557919
1:25K map: SY0586
1:10K map: SY06NE
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

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