BH-F1C682: Denarius of Faustina - obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-F1C682

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Roman coin. Denarius of Faustina. Coin has little wear but a black patina. Struck off centre. Measures 16.8mm diameter by 2.3mm thick. Weight = 3.11g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 137
Date to: Ante AD 162

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 3.11 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th March 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver entry no. 04/34 - coin 17

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 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Bust right.
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVST[I]NA

Reverse description: ? Ceres veiled standing left raising right arm and (holding torch).
Reverse inscription: [C]ON[SECRATIO]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cople

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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