SUSS-5BD690: Coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-5BD690

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver Roman coin of Faustina Senior.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 141

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.11 mm
Weight: 3.02 g
Diameter: 18.68 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Mr Dominic ANDREWS

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 of empress facing right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres standing left holding corn-ears and torch
Reverse inscription: CARES

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Worthing Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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