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Unique ID: CAM-B467B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius of Faustina I; commemorative issue, dating to the period AD 141 - 150 (Reece period 7). Diameter 17.87mm, weight 2.3g. See RIC Vol III, page 71, no. 360.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 141
Date to: Exactly AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 22nd August 2008 - Monday 25th August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Kate Orr
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally Ref 37/186

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 corn ears and torch
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Chesterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1295
Four figure Latitude: 52.54134731
Four figure longitude: -0.34997496
1:25K map: TL1295
1:10K map: TL19NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Nene Valley Rally
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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