COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-892F00

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn 3rd-century irregular copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate of an uncertain emperor, possibly 'FIDES MILITVM' reverse, uncertain mint (c. 275-285 AD; Reece Issue Period 14).

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

Length: 17.6 mm
Width: 15.9 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3276

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: Radiate (Barbarous) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...] AG
Reverse description: Standing figure possibly holding two standards
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Contemporary copy

A resized image of Roman coin: Irregular radiate of uncertain ruler

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: Basingstoke And Deane
Parish: St. Mary Bourne

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4451
Four figure Latitude: 51.256473 Four figure longitude: -1.370864
1:25K map: SU4451
1:10K map: SU45SW
WOEID: 35717
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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 20th March 2012
Updated: Friday 6th April 2012

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