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Unique ID: SF-E8C987

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus. Salus Rei Publicae type struck for Fausta in the period 324-6. Obverse is Fausta's bust right. Reverse is Salus standing left, holding two children. Quite worn. Diameter 13.85mm, 1.04g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 13.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andy Woods
Identified by: Mr Andy Woods

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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]
Obverse description: Fausta bust right.
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Salus standing left, holding two children
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS REI PVBLICAE (Fausta)
Reverse mint mark: [ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From 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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