NLM-5509A5: Roman Coin: Denarius of Faustina I

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Unique ID: NLM-5509A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Diva Faustina I (AD 138-), dating to the period AD 141-161 (Reece period 7). Considered as potential Treasure, along with coin NLM-5527B5 as 2018 T603.

Obverse: DIVA FAV-STINA, Draped bust right.

Reverse: AVGV-STA, Vesta veiled, seated left, holding patera and sceptre.

Mint of Rome.

As RIC III, p. 72, no. 371.

Diameter: 17.3mm, Weight: 2.85gms, die axis: 6


See also NLM-5509A5

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2018T603


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: 2.85 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40027
Treasure case number: 2018T603

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: Bust draped and coiffed right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAV-STINA

Reverse description: Vesta seated left holding patera and sceptre
Reverse inscription: AVGV-STA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III no. 371

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9315
Four figure Latitude: 53.62328778
Four figure longitude: -0.59536417
1:25K map: SE9315
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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