NCL-5A4FB5: Roman Coin:  Denarius of Faustina I

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Unique ID: NCL-5A4FB5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Diva Faustina I dating to the period AD 141 to 161 (Reece period 7). AVGVSTA reverse type depicting Pietas standing left by altar, raising right hand and holding box of perfumes, with lid raised. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 72, no. 373.


SF 675

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1986 - Monday 1st January 2001

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVS[TINA]

Reverse description: Pietas standing left by altar, raising right hand and holding box of perfumes, with lid raised
Reverse inscription: AVGV[S]TA

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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