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Unique ID: HAMP-376097

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-61), unclear reverse type possibly depicting a seated figure left, dating to AD 138-61 (Reece Period 7). Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hampshire Cultural Trust (Winchester Collections)
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by a museum - not a Treasure case


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 25.48 g
Diameter: 32.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1987 - Monday 31st December 1990

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: Winchester Collections AY 568
Museum accession number: WINCM: AY 568.1919

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...] AEL HADR ANTONINVS AVG PIV[...]

Reverse description: Possible seated figure left.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 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)
Parish or ward: Tichborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5527
Four figure Latitude: 51.03973263
Four figure longitude: -1.21690804
1:25K map: SU5527
1:10K map: SU52NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Hampshire Cultural Trust (Winchester Collections)
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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