HAMP-FF1752: Roman coin : Diva Faustina denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-FF1752

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Diva Faustina (AD 138-161), dating to the period AD 141-161 (Reece period 7). CONSECRATIO reverse type depicting a Peacock walking right head turned left. Mint of Rome. As RIC III, p. 73, no. 384.

The crescentic shadow across the reverse suggests this coin was originally deposited with at least one other and is probably part of a hoard.

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.19 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 624

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Reverse description: Peacock walking right, head turned left.
Reverse inscription: CONSECR[AT]IO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 3 384

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: All Cannings (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0761
Four figure Latitude: 51.34803841
Four figure longitude: -1.90087737
1:25K map: SU0761
1:10K map: SU06SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Updated: About one year ago

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