SUR-4E05C1: Roman coin: a nummus of Fausta

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-4E05C1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of Fausta, probably mint of London (AD 324-325, Reece period 16)

Rev: Empress standing, holding two children

SALVS REIPVBLICAE

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: G58

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: A draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: FLAV MAX - FAVSTA AVG

Reverse description: An Empress standing, holding two children
Reverse inscription: SALVS REI PVBLICAE

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

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 116, cf no. 300

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Greywell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7150
Four figure Latitude: 51.244765
Four figure longitude: -0.984206
1:25K map: SU7150
1:10K map: SU75SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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