PUBLIC-240DA3: roman silver denarius of Faustina

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-240DA3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A commemorative silver denarius of Faustina I (died AD 141), dating to AD 142 (Reece Period 7), CONCORDIAE, Antoninus and Faustina standing. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 73, no. 381b.

Notes:

This is a rare coin.

Find of note status

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 142

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.88 g
Diameter: 18 mm

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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 AVG FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Antominus Pius, holding scroll, and Faustina, holding sceptre, standing clasping hands.
Reverse inscription: CONCORDIAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 72, no. 381b

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Eaton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7826
Four figure Latitude: 52.825894
Four figure longitude: -0.843842
1:25K map: SK7826
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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