NLM-8EEAA9: Roman Coin: Nummus of Fausta

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-8EEAA9

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

Copper alloy coin. Small module nummus, probably of Fausta (324-328), possibly Trier mint though appearing irregular, either a Salus Rei Publicae or Spes Rei Publicae issue of 324-326; chipped.

Obverse description: Bust right.

Reverse description: Salus or Spes standing holding children, exergual line.

Reverse inscription: [---REI PVBLI]CAE

In exergue: TRS

Diameter: 13.8mm, Weight: 0.75gms, die axis: probably 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 324
Date to: Exactly AD 326

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.75 g
Diameter: 13.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40239

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Fausta
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right

Reverse description: Salus or Spes standing holding children, exergual line
Reverse inscription: [---REI PVBLI]CAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: TRS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Scotter

Spatial coordinates


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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