WILT-880325: nummus of Fausta

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-880325

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Fausta, dating to AD 324-30 (Reece Period 16). SALVS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Salus standing facing, looking left, holding two children in her arms. 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 330

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.42 g
Diameter: 17.47 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Baker
Identified by: Ms Helen Baker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2017-26

Materials and construction

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

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: Female figure, probably Salus, facing holding two infants
Obverse inscription: [...] PVB[LICAE]

Reverse description: Bust of Fausta facing right

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS REI PVBLICAE (Fausta)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shrewton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0745
Four figure Latitude: 51.20416967
Four figure longitude: -1.90118565
1:25K map: SU0745
1:10K map: SU04NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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