WILT-3A0F23: Roman coin: Nummus of Fausta

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-3A0F23

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Fausta dating to the period AD 324-328 (Reece period 16), SPES REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting Spes standing facing left holding two children. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 328

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.48 mm
Weight: 2.02 g
Diameter: 18.07 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Catherine Johnson
Identified by: Miss Catherine Johnson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4220

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 facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Spes facing left holding two infants.
Reverse inscription: [SPE]S [REIPVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SPES REI PVBLICAE (Fausta)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: The Deverills

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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