LEIC-46800B: Roman copper alloy Sestertius of Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-46800B

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Roman copper alloy Sestertius of Faustina I dating to the period AD 141 to 161 (Reece Period 7). Reverse type Cere holding corn ears and long vertical torch, RIC III p163, no 1119.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 20.1 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: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Right facing bust
Obverse inscription: DIVAFAVSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres standing left holding corn ears and long vertical torch, SC in field

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: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Higham on the Hill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3895
Four figure Latitude: 52.55152502
Four figure longitude: -1.44100408
1:25K map: SP3895
1:10K map: SP39NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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