HAMP-9073C6: Roman coin : As of possibly Otacilia Severa

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Unique ID: HAMP-9073C6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman As probably of Otacilia Severa (AD 245-9), reverse: figure (possibly Pietas) standing left holding possibly a patera. Minted at Rome AD 245-249 (Reece period 12).
Measures 22-25mm, weighs 7.92g, die axis 12, very worn, corroded and damaged, has been pinched in a vice.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 245
Date to: Circa AD 249

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.92 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th December 2012 - Tuesday 26th February 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3579

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Otacilia Severa
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Diademed draped bust right

Reverse description: Figure (possibly Pietas) standing left holding possibly a patera

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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