LANCUM-73D1C1: LANCUM-73D1C1: Early Roman denarius of Faustina I

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Unique ID: LANCUM-73D1C1

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Early Roman denarius of Faustina I dating from c. AD141-150. 18mm.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 141
Date to: AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.68 mm
Width: 18.82 mm
Thickness: 1.95 mm
Weight: 2.72 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres standing left, holding torch (?and fold of skirt)
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 71, c.f. 362

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Wyre (District)
To be known as: Wyre

Spatial coordinates

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

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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