NARC-159386: NARC-159386 : Sestertius : Deified Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-159386

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Sestertius of the deified Faustina I dating to the period AD 141 - 161 (Reece period 7). AETERNITAS reverse type depicting Aeternitas seated left holding a phoenix on a globe. Mint of Rome.

Diameter: 32.15mm, Thickness: 4.83mm, Weight: 26.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.83 mm
Weight: 26.1 g
Diameter: 32.15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Female bust right
Obverse inscription: [DI]VA/FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Aeternitas seated left holding a phoenix on a globe
Reverse inscription: [AE]TE[R]/NITAS

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: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Castlethorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8043
Four figure Latitude: 52.07958892
Four figure longitude: -0.83403465
1:25K map: SP8043
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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