YORYM-DCCAB7: Roman Coin : Nummus of Fausta

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-DCCAB7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Fausta. (Reece period 16). Reverse type SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE depicting Pax standing left holding a branch. Uncertain mint. AD 324-330.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 330

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.91 mm
Weight: 2.18 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: Female bust left
Obverse inscription: [FLAVMAX/F]AVGVSTA[VG]

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding a branch
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Burghwallis (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5311
Four figure Latitude: 53.59290588
Four figure longitude: -1.20073233
1:25K map: SE5311
1:10K map: SE51SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: YORYM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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