LEIC-32DDA6: Roman copper alloy sestertius probably of Faustina

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Unique ID: LEIC-32DDA6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy Sestertius, very worn but probably an issue of Faustina I or II, dating to 138-75 (Reece period 7/8).

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 20.12 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: right facing bust with bun

Reverse description: stg female, possibly victory?

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
To be known as: Swithland

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: 3 months ago

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