IOW-C4C2E9:

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-C4C2E9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A heavily corroded copper-alloy Roman radiate of uncler type, probably dating to the period c.AD 260-275 (Reece period 13). Reverse type depicting Salus standing left feeding snake rising from altar. Unclear probably Gallic mint. The coin has a single circular piercing located at approximately 5 o'clock when viewed from the obverse. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 18 mm

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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: Radiate (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Unclear radiate and draped(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Salus standing left feeding snake rising from altar
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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