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Unique ID: SUR-A2DF29

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely corroded and worn copper alloy Roman sestertius, possibly of Faustina II under Marcus Aurelius, dating from the period AD 161-175 (Reece Period 8). Possibly a [FECVNDITAS S C] reverse type depicting Fecunditas standing right holding sceptre and infant. Probably mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.7 mm
Weight: 17.75 g
Diameter: 31.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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 II under Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Draped female bust, right , with hair gathered in bun at nape of neck.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Standing figure, right with vertical sceptre.
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Crawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4334
Four figure Latitude: 51.10369496
Four figure longitude: -1.38722238
1:25K map: SU4334
1:10K map: SU43SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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