HAMP-0D73D2: Roman coin : nummus of Fausta or Helena

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Unique ID: HAMP-0D73D2

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A Roman nummus of Fausta or Helena as Nobilissime feminae, the reverse depicting a laurel wreath enclosing an eight-pointed star, mint of Thessalonica dating to AD 318-9 (Reece period 16).
Reference: RIC volume VII, p.504, no.48 or 49.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 317

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Fausta
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Thessalonica
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Laurel wreath enclosing eight-pointed star

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII Thessalonica 48 or 49

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Pangbourne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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