NARC-9820E1: NARC-9820E1 : Sestersius : Diva Faustina

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Unique ID: NARC-9820E1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Sestertius of Faustina I (commemorative), dating to the period AD 141-61. Reece Period 7. Reverse is illegible and depicts a draped figure standing facing left. Mint of Rome.

Diameter: 31.65mm, Thickness: 4.51mm, Weight: 24.6g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 4.51 mm
Weight: 24.6 g
Diameter: 31.65 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
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Veiled bust right
Obverse inscription: DIV[A AVGVSTA FAV]ST[INA]

Reverse description: Draped figure standing facing left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Barnwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0387
Four figure Latitude: 52.47122789
Four figure longitude: -0.48510235
1:25K map: TL0387
1:10K map: TL08NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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