CORN-605D94: denarius of Faustina I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-605D94

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Faustina the Elder (AD 138-141), DIVA FAVSTINA so minted in Rome after her death in AD 141 and later in the reign of her husband, Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), AVGVSTA type of Vesta holding what appears to be palladium in outstretched right hand, RIC 369, BMC 439.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st December 2011 - Saturday 31st December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

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 facing right with hair waived in two rows across head and coiled on top of head
Obverse inscription: [DIVA FAVSTINA]

Reverse description: Vesta veiled and draped, standing left with palladium in right hand and sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ludgvan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5032
Four figure Latitude: 50.13527
Four figure longitude: -5.499807
1:25K map: SW5032
1:10K map: SW52NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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