LVPL-FE4E33: Silver denarius of Faustina Senior, minted in Rome after her death by Antoninus Pius, AD 147-161, RIC 362. This is a plated contemporary copy

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-FE4E33

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Faustina Senior, minted in Rome after her death by Antoninus Pius, AD 147-161, RIC 362. This is a plated contemporary copy.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

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 of Faustina Senior
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres standing left, veiled, holding torch in left hand and raising her robes with right hand
Reverse inscription: AGVSTA

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Buttercrambe with Bossall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7160
Four figure Latitude: 54.031112
Four figure longitude: -0.917545
1:25K map: SE7160
1:10K map: SE76SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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