WAW-C04BC7: Roman coin: denarius of Faustina I (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-C04BC7

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Roman coin: denarius of Faustina I (138-161) minted in Rome after her death in 141 AD. DIVA AVG FAVSTINA reverse showing Pietas, veiled, draped, standing left, with right hand dropping incense on lighted altar left and holding box in left hand.RIC Vol. 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: Exactly AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 141

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.57 g
Diameter: 16.99 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: Bust of Faustina I, draped, right, hair elaborately waved in several loops round head and drawn up and coiled on top.
Obverse inscription: DIVA AVG FAVSTINA

Reverse description: Pietas, veiled, draped, standing left, with right hand dropping incense on lighted altar left and holding box in left hand
Reverse inscription: [PIE]TAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
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)
To be known as: Broadheath area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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