NCL-C43738: Faustina II

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-C43738

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Faustina II struck under Antoninus Pius and dating to the period AD 147 to 161 (Reece period 7). VENVS reverse type depicting Venus standing left. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 95, no. 515a

Notes:

SF 1135

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 147
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1986

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINAE AVG PII AVG FIL

Reverse description: Venus standing left holding apple and rudder, set on dove
Reverse inscription: VENVS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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