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Roman coin: a silver radiate (antoninianus) of Gordian III (238-244), minted in Rome in 240 (third issue, minted between January to March). Reverse type: ROMAE AETERNAE Reece Period: 12 Reference: RIC IV, pt. III, p.19, no.38 Diameter: 21mm Weight: 4.8g

Notes:

Leamington Area Villa Site

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 240
Date to: AD 240

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 4.8 g
Diameter: 21 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Stan Parker - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: img 2598

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Gordian III [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Radiate crown, draped and cuirassed right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
Reverse description: Roma, helmeted, in military dress, seated left on shield, holding Victory and spear.
Reverse inscription: ROMAE AETERNAE
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Warwickshire
District: Warwick
To be known as: Leamington Spa finds

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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