CAM-596CE3: Silver Roman Coin SM/PW to check

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Unique ID: CAM-596CE3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A denarius of Faustina I deified dating to after AD 141. AVGVSTA reverse depicting Ceres standing right. Mint of Rome. Die axis is 6 o'clock, diameter is 18.91mm, weight is 3.0g. RIC III, p. 71, no. 358.


Recorded at St Neots and District Artefact Club on the 29/03/2011.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 18.91 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2011 - Monday 28th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Head right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres, veiled, standing right, holding sceptre and corn-ears.
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 71, no. 358

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Biggleswade Area

References cited

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