LEIC-206F66: Roman silver radiate

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Unique ID: LEIC-206F66

Object type certainty: Certain
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Description of find

Roman silver radiate.


Reign ofTrebonianus Gallus (1)


Reverse: LIBERT[AS AVG] (Libertas stg. l.)

Bust: C2

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: leicestershire museums
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2007T312E


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 251
Date to: AD 253

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th June 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2007 T132(e)
Treasure case number: 2007T312E
Museum accession number: X.A131.2010

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Ruler/issuer: Trebonianus Gallus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: radiate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAE C VIB TREB] GALLVS AVG

Reverse description: Libertas standing left, holding sceptre and pileus
Reverse inscription: LIBERT[AS AVGG]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

  • RIC : 37 pt 3, p. 163

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Twycross (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3407
Four figure Latitude: 52.659662
Four figure longitude: -1.498764
1:25K map: SK3407
1:10K map: SK30NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: part of twycross hoard
Current location: leicestershire museums

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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