NCL-9F4CB7: Roman Coin:  Radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-9F4CB7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy dupondius or as of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar dating to the period AD 153 to 154 (Reece period 7). TR POT VIII COS II S C reverse type depicting Minerva left holding owl and spear; shield at side. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 184, no. 1317. There is a possible deliberate notch at 4 o'clock on the obverse.

Notes:

SF 848

Possible Coin of British Association: Marcus Minerva

Evidence of reuse: There is a possible deliberate notch at 4 o'clock on the obverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 153
Date to: Exactly AD 154
Period of reuse: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 12.8 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1989 - Monday 1st January 1990

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust right
Obverse inscription: AVRELIVS[...]

Reverse description: Minerva standing left holding owl and spear; shield at feet
Reverse inscription: [...]II S C

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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