LEIC-EA54C2: Roman copper alloy coin

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Unique ID: LEIC-EA54C2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy radiate, possibly of Gallienus, 17mm in diameter, 1mm thick and weighing 1.38grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 253
Date to: AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th September 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1508

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gallienus (Joint reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Obverse description: right facing radiate bearded bust
Obverse inscription: [...]SAVG

Reverse description: standing female with cornucopia and snake and altar (or table???)
Reverse inscription: none visible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7116
Four figure Latitude: 52.736981
Four figure longitude: -0.949875
1:25K map: SK7116
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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