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COIN

Unique ID: SF-F8DBE7

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete (corroded) copper alloy Roman nummus of Fausta, dating to the period AD 324-6 (Reece period 16). SALVS REI PVBLICAE reverse type, depicting Salusstanding left, holding two children. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 326

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.43 mm
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 16.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Bust of Fausta right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Salusstanding left, holding two children
Reverse inscription: SALVS R[EI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS REI PVBLICAE (Fausta)
Reverse mint mark: -/-//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Knodishall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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