BUC-999CCC: Roman coin: Denarius of Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-999CCC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver denarius of Faustina I (AD 138-161) dating to 141-161, Reece period 7. CERES reverse type depicting Ceres, veiled, standing left holding corn-ears and torch. Mint of Rome. RIC III, page 72, number 378.

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
Length: 17.3 mm
Width: 17.2 mm
Weight: 1.99 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4839

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
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Head right
Obverse inscription: [DIVA FAVST]IN[A]

Reverse description: Cere veiled, standing left, holding corn-ears and torch
Reverse inscription: [CE]RES

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : RIC III, page 72, number 378.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Ivinghoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9617
Four figure Latitude: 51.84335908
Four figure longitude: -0.60788537
1:25K map: SP9617
1:10K map: SP91NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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