LEIC-98C106: 98C106 sestertius of Faustina

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Unique ID: LEIC-98C106

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy sestertius of Faustina junior, (RIC1387-8).

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 147
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 16.41 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th October 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1294

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina II under Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: right facing female bust
Obverse inscription: not visible

Reverse description: Venus standing left
Reverse inscription: [VENVS SC]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7016
Four figure Latitude: 52.73711076
Four figure longitude: -0.9646827
1:25K map: SK7016
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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