HAMP-D0A165: Roman coin : denarius of Faustina I

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Unique ID: HAMP-D0A165

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A Roman silver denarius of Faustina I (138-61), posthumous issue dating to the period after her death in AD 141 (AD 141-61, Reece period 7). AVGVSTA reverse type depicting female figure standing left (probably Ceres [veiled]) holding sceptre in right hand, left hand not visible. Mint of Rome.
Reference: RIC III, p.70, no.356 (denarius).

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: 2.38 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th April 2018 - Thursday 26th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 676

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: Bust draped right, hair waved and coiled on top of head.
Obverse inscription: [DI]VA FAVSTI[NA]

Reverse description: Female figure standing left holding sceptre in right hand, left hand not visible. Probably Ceres [veiled].
Reverse inscription: [AVGV]STA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 3 no.356 (denarius).

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Houghton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3333
Four figure Latitude: 51.0953641
Four figure longitude: -1.53013441
1:25K map: SU3333
1:10K map: SU33SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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