HAMP-460484: Roman coin: As of Nero

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-460484

Object type certainty: Certain
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A highly worn and corroded 1st-century copper-alloy Roman as of Nero (54-68 AD), 'ARA PACIS', Lyon mint (64-67 AD; Reece issue period 3; R.I.C. 418ff.). This coin has suffered a small sub-triangular nick to its circumference.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 64
Date to: AD 67

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.05 mm
Width: 26.75 mm
Thickness: 2.55 mm
Weight: 8.93 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: L0330; R0870

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust facing left, (globe) at point of bust
Obverse inscription: ...AR AVG...

Reverse description: Altar of peace
Reverse inscription: [A]RA PA[CIS] S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Droxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5917
Four figure Latitude: 50.94942378
Four figure longitude: -1.16148365
1:25K map: SU5917
1:10K map: SU51NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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