LON-4CC01C: A complete silver denarius of Faustina I (138-161, obit 141), probably mint of Rome issue 141-161, RIC III, p. 70, cf. no. 353.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-4CC01C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver denarius of Faustina I (AD 138-161, obit AD 141), probably mint of Rome issue AD 141-161, RIC III, p. 70, cf. no. 353.

Obverse description: Bust draped and coiffed right.

Obverse inscription: DIVA FAV STINA

Reverse description: Vacant throne with transverse sceptre left, peacock in front.

Reverse inscription: AETER NITAS

Dimensions: diameter: 18.37mm, weight: 2.78 g, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.78 g
Diameter: 18.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 28th January 2017

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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
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bust draped and coiffed right.
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAV STINA

Reverse description: Vacant throne with transverse sceptre left, peacock in front.
Reverse inscription: AETER NITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Whitchurch (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4645
Four figure Latitude: 51.20236818
Four figure longitude: -1.34297471
1:25K map: SU4645
1:10K map: SU44NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 4 years ago

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