NLM-5533AE: Roman Coin: Denarius of Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-5533AE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Commemorative denarius of Faustina I (138-161), as kindly suggested by the finder, mint of Rome, Juno seated right, RIC vol. 3 no 363, issue of 141-161 - the finder suggests of 148-161; Reece period 7

Obverse description: Bust coiffed with tighly curled and piled hairdo, draped, right

Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Juno seated right, with diagonal sceptre

Reverse inscription: AVGV STA

Diameter: 17.2mm, Weight: 3.21gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 148
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.21 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st October 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: NLM40777

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 coiffed with tighly curled and piled hairdo, draped, right
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Juno seated right, with diagonal sceptre
Reverse inscription: AVGV STA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : vol. 3 no. 363

Spatial metadata

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

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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