SOMDOR-16DC95: 16DC95. Silver denarius.

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Unique ID: SOMDOR-16DC95

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Denarius of Faustina I. Posthumously issued under Antoninus Pius.

Class: denarius

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 140

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 19.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st August 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Bust right, Elaborate hair style.
Obverse inscription: DIVA FAUSTINA

Reverse description: Ceres standing left with vertical spear in left hand and corn ears in right.
Reverse inscription: AVGVSTA

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Ilminster (Civil Parish)

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Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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