HAMP-E30C24: Roman coin: Irregular radiate copying Divus Claudius (II)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-E30C24

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and corroded 3rd-century Roman copper-alloy radiate: a 'barbarous' contemporary copy of Divus Claudius (II), 'CONSECRATIO' (altar), uncertain mint (c. 275 - c. 285 AD; Reece issue period 14; Cunetio 2875)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.25 mm
Width: 15.15 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Lundock
Identified by: Mr Jason Lundock
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2845; 283

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Ruler/issuer: Divus Claudius (Barbarous Radiate)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bearded bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: ...O

Reverse description: Flaming altar with raised corners and a wreath centred on the front face
Reverse inscription: [C]O[NSECR]AT[IO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 2875

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Bighton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour March 2010
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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