LANCUM-D18300: Late Roman antoninianus of Postumus

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Unique ID: LANCUM-D18300

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Late Roman radiate of Postumus dating from AD 260-269 (Reece Period 13), SAECVLI FELICITAS. Gaul Principal Mint.

Cunetio p. 145, 2444.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 260
Date to: AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.3 mm
Width: 19.34 mm
Thickness: 1.29 mm
Weight: 1.87 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing right holding spear and globe
Reverse inscription: SAECVLI FELICITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Wyre (District)
To be known as: Fylde

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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