LIN-9B0ED8: Roman coin: nummus of Fausta

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Unique ID: LIN-9B0ED8

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Fausta dating to AD 324-330 (Reece period 16). [SALVS REI]P VBL[ICAE] reverse type depicting Salus facing holding two infants. Only the top half of the coin remains therefore the mint is unknown.

Overall dimensions are as follows: 10.82mm in length,15.06mm in diameter and 0.74g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 324
Date to: Exactly AD 330

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.82 mm
Weight: 0.74 g
Diameter: 15.06 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

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
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Bust right.

Reverse description: Salus facing holding two infants.
Reverse inscription: [SALVS REI]P VBL[ICAE]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS REI PVBLICAE (Fausta)
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Bullington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0978
Four figure Latitude: 53.28776855
Four figure longitude: -0.36636351
1:25K map: TF0978
1:10K map: TF07NE
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

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

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