DOR-800145: Roman coin: denarius of Faustina I issued under Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: DOR-800145

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A silver denarius of Faustina I issued under Antoninus Pius dating to AD 141-161 (Reece period 7) AVGVSTA reverse type depicting Vesta, veiled, standing left holding simplum (ladle) and palladium (symbol) Mint of Rome.
Reference: RIC Volume III, No. 368
Date: Roman
Diameter:18.44 mm
Weight: 3.39 g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.39 g
Diameter: 18.44 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th January 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 020637

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
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head, right, draped, braided hair
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Vesta, veiled, standing left holding simplum and palladium
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : III 368

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Puddletown

Spatial coordinates


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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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