WAW-CAC377: Roman coin: denarius of Faustina I (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-CAC377

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: denarius of Faustina I (138-161) minted in Rome after her death in 141 AD. PIETAS AVG reverse showing Pietas veiled, standing dropping inscense on an altar and holding a box. RIC Vol. III, p. 74, No. 394a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 141
Date to: Exactly AD 141

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.56 g
Diameter: 17.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th November 2017 - Thursday 22nd February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Female bust facing right, draped. Hair elaborately waved in several loops round head and drawn up and coiled on top.
Obverse inscription: DIVA AVG FAV[STINA]

Reverse description: Pietas, veiled, draped, standing left, with right hand dropping incense on lighted altar left and holding box in left hand.
Reverse inscription: [PIE]TAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
To be known as: Nr. Broadheath

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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