NARC-EC9FB3: NARC-EC9FB3 : Denarius : Faustina I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-EC9FB3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver Denarius of Faustina I (AD 138-140), posthumous issue dating to the period AD 141-161 (Reece period 7). AVGVSTA reverse type depicting Ceres, veiled standing right, holding sceptre and corn ears. Mint of Rome.

Diameter: 18.83mm, Thickness: 2.34mm, Weight: 3.3g.

The coin is missing small portions of its outer flan at 1, 4 and 9 O'clock

RIC III 358

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2019T505

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 141
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.34 mm
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 18.83 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2019T505

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 female bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVAFAV/STINA

Reverse description: Ceres, veiled standing right, holding sceptre and corn ear
Reverse inscription: AVGV/STA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Clipston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7183
Four figure Latitude: 52.44036698
Four figure longitude: -0.95693966
1:25K map: SP7183
1:10K map: SP78SW
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

No references cited so far.

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