NCL-1FBBE7: Roman Coin:  Denarius of Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-1FBBE7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment of a silver denarius of Diva Faustina I dating to the period AD 141 to 161 (Reece period 7). CONSECRATIO reverse type depicting Ceres standing left raising right hand and holding torch. Mint of Rome. RIC III p. 72 382a. This coin has been deliberately cut in half.

Notes:

SF 884

Evidence of reuse: This coin has been deliberately cut in half.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 141
Date to: Exactly AD 161
Period of reuse: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1993 - Saturday 1st January 1994

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
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: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVA AVG [...]

Reverse description: Ceres standing left with right hand raised and holding torch
Reverse inscription: CON[SECRATI]O

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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