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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E8293C

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

A worn copper-alloy nummus possibly struck for Fausta, dating to c. AD 324-326. Reece period 16, mint uncertain. Reverse: uncertain, standing figure holding cornucopia (?) with right hand extended.

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
Weight: 2.01 g
Diameter: 18.22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Standing female figure holding cornucopia (?)
Reverse inscription: SPES[......]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Beck Row

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: About one year ago

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