SF-624709: Roman coin: radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-624709

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to the period c.AD 268-270 (Reece period 13). FIDES EXERCI reverse type depicting Fides standing left, head right, holding vertical standard and transverse sceptre. Mint of Rome. Normanby no. 793.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.87 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th February 2021 - Sunday 28th February 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]VDIV[...]

Reverse description: Fides standing left, head right, holding vertical standard and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: [FIDES EXERCI]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Castle Camps

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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