SUR-25F816: Roman coin: Denarius of Faustina I

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Unique ID: SUR-25F816

Object type certainty: Certain
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A denarius of Faustina I dated to the period AD post 147 (Reece Period 8). AVGVSTA reverse type depicting possibly Ceres standing left holding a long torch and fold of drapery. Mint of Rome.


Part of hoard addendum 2012T847

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2012T847


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 147
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.57 g
Diameter: 18.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Dr Eleanor Ghey

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12-1355
Treasure case number: 2012T847

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: Probably
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres standing facing, head left, holding a long torch and fold of drapery
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Charlwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2242
Four figure Latitude: 51.164247
Four figure longitude: -0.256562
1:25K map: TQ2242
1:10K map: TQ24SW
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

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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