SF-E94E1B: Roman coin: plated Denarius of Faustina the Elder

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E94E1B

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

A plated silver denarius of Faustina the Elder (AD 138-161) dating to the period AD 141-161 (Reece period 7).Reverse type uncertain, possible a standing figure. Mint of Rome.

Notes:

The coin has been pierced for suspension.

Evidence of reuse: hole for suspension

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
Period of reuse: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.89 g
Diameter: 15.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 081
Other reference: Finders reference SS14-147

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [DI]VA FAV [...]

Reverse description: Standing figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: About one year ago

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