NLM-4C07A3: Roman Coin: Denarius of Faustina II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4C07A3

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

Silver coin. Denarius of Faustina (II (147-175), as kindly identified by the finder; Mint of Rome, RIC vol. 3 no. 496, probably issue of 145-161.

Obverse description: Bust coiffed with bun and draped right, long neck

Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGUSTA

Reverse description: Draped figure [Concordia] standing left with cradled cornucopiae and right hand extended

Reverse inscription: AVGVSTI PII FIL

Diameter: 16.7mm, Weight: 2.99gms, 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 145
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.99 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th February 2019

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: NLM41957

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
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 with bun and draped right, long neck
Obverse inscription: FAVSTINA AVGUSTA

Reverse description: Draped figure [Concordia] standing left with cradled cornucopiae and right hand extended
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTI PII FIL

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

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol. 3 No. 496

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Gainsthorpe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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