WAW-5688E4: Roman coin: denarius of Faustina I (obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-5688E4

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Roman coin: denarius of Faustina I (138-161) minted in Rome after her death in 141 AD. AVGVSTA reverse showing Ceres, veiled, draped, standing, left, holding two corn-ears downwards in right hand and lighted torch, vertical at her side, in left.RIC Vol. III, p. 71, No. 360.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 141
Date to: Exactly AD 141

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.54 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Thursday 19th July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Female bust facing right, hair elaborately waved in several loops round head and drawn up and coiled on top.
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres, veiled, draped, standing, left, holding two corn-ears downwards in right hand and lighted torch, vertical at her side, in left
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Wichenford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7859
Four figure Latitude: 52.22875595
Four figure longitude: -2.32351801
1:25K map: SO7859
1:10K map: SO75NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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