COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-8D69E0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and corroded, irregular 3rd-century Roman copper-alloy radiate copying deified Claudius II, 'CONSECRATIO' (altar), uncertain mint (c. 275 - c. 285 AD; Reece issue period 14; cf. Cunetio 2873)

Notes:

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 2 mm
Diameter: 16.3 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th October 2009

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Otterbourne (18/10/09) held Sunday 18th October 2009 - Sunday 18th October 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Divus Claudius (Barbarous Radiate) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: [DIV]O CL[AVDIO]
Reverse description: Flaming altar (type 1a)
Reverse inscription: Illegible [CONSECRATIO]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 2873 (p. 160)
A resized image of Roman coin: Irregular radiate copying Divus Claudius (II)

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: Winchester
Parish: Compton And Shawford

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4526
Four figure Latitude: 51.031609 Four figure longitude: -1.359652
1:25K map: SU4526
1:10K map: SU42NE
WOEID: 40611
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 22nd March 2011
Updated: Tuesday 22nd March 2011

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