WILT-42F236: denarius of Faustina, diva

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Unique ID: WILT-42F236

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman Denarius of Faustina I as Diva dating to AD 161 (Reece Period 8). Reverse type AVG VSTA depticing Ceres veiled with a torch and raising her robe. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres veiled holding a torch and raising her robe
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Reverse mint mark: Uncertain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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