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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-161E4B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a silver Denarius of Faustina I dated to AD 141 minted in Rome.

Obverse: draped bust right, hair elaborately waved and coiled, with bands across the head, drawn up at the back and piled in a round coil on top DIVA [FAVSTINA].

Reverse:, hexastyle temple with cult statue of Faustina within, fencing before, facing quadriga on the pediment, Victories as acroteria, male statues holding sceptres to left and right. AED DIV [FAVSTINAE]

RIC 343

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 11 mm
Weight: 1.64 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2018 - Saturday 1st September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Draped bust right, hair elaborately waved and coiled, with bands across the head, drawn up at the back and piled in a round coil on top
Obverse inscription: DIVA [FAVSTINA].

Reverse description: Hexastyle temple with cult statue of Faustina within, fencing before, facing quadriga on the pediment, Victories as acroteria, male statues holding sceptres to left and right_
Reverse inscription: AED DIV [FAVSTINAE]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
To be known as: Deerhurst

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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