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Unique ID: SF-DE1721

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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II, c.268-270 AD. Reverse: MARS VLTOR, Mars walking right holding transverse sceptre and trophy over left shoulder. As Normanby no. 668.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 258
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.28 g
Diameter: 19.17 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [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]
Completeness: Complete [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]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IM]P C CLAVDIVS[]
Reverse description: Mars walking right holding transverse sceptre and trophy over left shoulder
Reverse inscription: MARS VLTOR
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -//-
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Forest Heath
To be known as: Brandon

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Monday 12th March 2012
Updated: Monday 12th March 2012

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