HAMP-9EABBC: Roman coin: radiate of Severina

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Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman denarius of Severina (AD 270-275), dating to the period AD 270-275 (Reece period 13). VENVS FELIX reverse type depicting Venus standing left holding seated figure in right hand, vertical sceptre in left. Mint of Rome. As RIC V.1 p.316, no. 6; Normanby no. 1286.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 270
Date to: Exactly AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.65 g
Diameter: 17.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Entry Form WINCM 341

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severina
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: SEVERINA AVG

Reverse description: Venus standing left holding seated figure in right hand, vertical sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: VENVS FELIX

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//[Γ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shalbourne

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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