CORN-FC9934: obverse of sestertius of Faustina I

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
CC License:


Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: CORN-FC9934

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

Brass square-cut sestertius, probably Faustina I (AD 138-161)

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 17.74 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 9th February 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Dr Ian Leins

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]
Obverse description: Female bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [FAVSTINA AVG ANTONINI AVG...] but illegible

Reverse description: draped, standing figure of Juno facing left holding vertical sceptre in left hand and patera in extended right hand
Reverse inscription: [IVNONI REGINAE] S C in field

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Padstow

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: SOMDOR-5CABA1
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Sestertius of Faustina (AD 138-161).
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUR-E9E546
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A worn sestertius of Faustina I. AD138-161.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: CORN-3E4D65
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Brass sestertius of Faustina I (AD 138-161), IVNONI REGINAE, Rome, AD 139-141, BMC IV, 1116
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.