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COIN

Unique ID: WMID4649

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Fausta, wife of Constantine I. Unusually, London mint - which closed circa AD 326.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 1997

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Mr Stan Taylor

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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
Obverse description: Female bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [FLAV MAX-FAVSTA AVG]

Reverse description: Empress standing facing, veiled, holding two children in her arms
Reverse inscription: SALVS REIPVBLICAE

Reverse mint mark: PLON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Princethorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3970
Four figure Latitude: 52.326715
Four figure longitude: -1.429167
1:25K map: SP3970
1:10K map: SP37SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: WMID
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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