KENT-676214: Faustina Sestertisu

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Unique ID: KENT-676214

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A heavily worn and baraded copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Faustina I (138-140), liftime issue dating o the period 138-140 (Period 7). Possibly CONCORDIA AVG S-C reverse type, depicting Concordia standing left with patera & double cornuacopiae, leaning on column. Probably RIC III, As Antoninus Pius no. 1076.

Measurements: 28.35mm in diameter, 3.59mm thick and 10.5g in weight.

Subsequent actions

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 140

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.59 mm
Weight: 10.5 g
Diameter: 28.35 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bust right, slight drapery.
Obverse inscription: [FAUSTINA ANTONINI AVG] PII [P P]

Reverse description: Concordia standing left with patera & double cornuacopiae, leaning on column
Reverse inscription: [CONCORDIA AVG S-]C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III Antoninus Pius 1076

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Allhallows (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8278
Four figure Latitude: 51.4716894
Four figure longitude: 0.61910948
1:25K map: TQ8278
1:10K map: TQ87NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 25 days ago
Updated: 25 days ago

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