Unique ID: NARC-78BA12

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Late Roman coin: copper alloy radiate, struck after the death of Claudius II (AD 268-270), CONSECRATIO votive altar type, minted c AD 270.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.52 g
Diameter: 20.6 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Claudius II [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust right, unclear
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Unclear, votive altar
Reverse inscription: Illegible [CONSECRATIO]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Roman coin: copper alloy nummus, CONSECRATIO altar issue

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: Daventry
Parish: Moulton

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7866
Four figure Latitude: 52.286612 Four figure longitude: -0.85793
1:25K map: SP7866
1:10K map: SP76NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

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Created: Thursday 17th April 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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