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Unique ID: HAMP1858

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 231
Date to: AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Bust r., laureate, draped
Obverse inscription: IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Mars advancing r., carrying spear and shield
Reverse inscription: MARS VLTOR

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E.A. 1936 Roman Imperial Coinage: Augustus to Vitellius London Spink and Son Ltd 120 no. 635

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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