SOM-BD4D05: Roman Coin: Radiate of Trajan Decius

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-BD4D05

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A base silver Roman radiate of Trajan Decius (AD 249-251), dating to the period c.AD 249-251 (Reece period 12). DACIA reverse type depicting Dacia standing left holding vertical staff with Ass's head. Mint of Rome. RIC IV.3, p. 120, no. 2b.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 249
Date to: Circa AD 251

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.51 g
Diameter: 23.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd June 2008

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020268

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan Decius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG

Reverse description: Dacia standing left holding vertical staff with ass's head
Reverse inscription: D[ACI]A

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Trajan Decius 2B
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, part III p. 120, no. 2b

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Bradford Peverell

Spatial coordinates


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

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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