SF-AE4B84: Roman coin: denarius of Faustina I.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-AE4B84

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Faustina I (AD 138-161), dating to AD 141-161 (Reece Period 7). PIETAS AVG reverse type depicting Pietas veiled standing left, dropping incense on altar. Mint of Rome. As RIC 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: Circa AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.56 mm
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 18.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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: Draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: DIVA AVG FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Pietas veiled standing left, dropping incense on altar.
Reverse inscription: PIETAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Pakenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 4 months ago

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