LVPL-32D094: Denarius of Faustina Senior

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-32D094

Object type certainty: Certain
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Deanrius of Faustina Senior (138-161) minted in Rome after her death (in 141) by her husband Antoninus Pius, after 147. RIC 371.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 147

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 16 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
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: DIVA FAUSTINA
Obverse inscription: Right facing draped bust of Faustina Senior

Reverse description: VEsta seated left holding patera and short sceptre.
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Acton Bridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5875
Four figure Latitude: 53.270315
Four figure longitude: -2.63122
1:25K map: SJ5875
1:10K map: SJ57NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: 7 years ago

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