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COIN

Unique ID: SF-CB65A4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A very worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Fausta, c.324-326 AD. Reverse: []REI P-VB[], Female figure standing left holding two children, probably Spes.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 326

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 18.61 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Fausta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Bare headed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: []-FAVSTA AVG

Reverse description: Female figure standing left holding two children, probably Spes
Reverse inscription: []REI P-VB[]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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