DEV-A76949: Roman coin: nummus of Fausta

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-A76949

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy nummus, probably of Fausta (AD 324 -328) dating to the period AD 324 to 326 (Reece period 16). Unclear reverse type. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 328

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th October 2018 - Wednesday 9th January 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017601

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Fausta
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Fivehead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3522
Four figure Latitude: 50.99370914
Four figure longitude: -2.92755709
1:25K map: ST3522
1:10K map: ST32SE
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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