YORYM-218055: Roman Coin : Denarius of Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-218055

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A silver denarius of Faustina I dating to the period AD 141 - 161 (Reece Period 7). Posthumous issue. AETERNITAS reverse type depicting Providentia standing left, veil blown out behind head, holding globe. Mint of Rome.

RIC III, p.70, no. 351.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

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: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Providentia standing left, veil blown out behind head, holding globe
Reverse inscription: AETERNITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Fangfoss (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7553
Four figure Latitude: 53.96764618
Four figure longitude: -0.85821261
1:25K map: SE7553
1:10K map: SE75SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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