HAMP-8563BE: Roman coin : denarius of Caracalla

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-8563BE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete Roman silver denarius of Caracalla (AD 198-217), dating to the period AD 200 (Reece period 10). [VIRT A]VGG reverse type depicting Virtus standing front, head left, holding Victory and vertical spear. Mint of Laodicia ad Mare. As RIC IV.1, p. 267, no. 354; BMC, p. 294, nos. 710-711. Part of the flan between 5 and 8 o'clock when viewed from the obverse is missing, perhaps revealing a base core beneath.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.24 g
Diameter: 20.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 633

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Caracalla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [AN]TONINVS-AVG[VSTVS]

Reverse description: Virtus standing front, head left, holding Victory and vertical spear
Reverse inscription: [VIRT A]VGG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Caracalla 354
Reverse mint mark: - // -
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV.1 p. 267, no. 354

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Overton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5151
Four figure Latitude: 51.25589159
Four figure longitude: -1.2705626
1:25K map: SU5151
1:10K map: SU55SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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