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Unique ID: SF-804CCF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius struck for the deified Faustina I (AD 138-141) under Antoninus Pius, dating to c. AD 141-161. Reece period 7. Reverse: AETERNITAS, Juno standing left holding sceptre and raising right hand. Mint of Rome. As RIC vol. III, p. 69, no. 344.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 2.71 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Juno standing left holding sceptre and raising right hand
Reverse inscription: AETERNITAS

Die axis measurement: 12 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: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Cotton

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

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