LANCUM-6D2DD2: LANCUM-6D2DD2: Late Roman radiate of Gallienus

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Unique ID: LANCUM-6D2DD2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Roman silver (base) radiate of Gallienus dating from c. AD260-68, minted at Milan.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 260
Date to: Ante AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.69 mm
Width: 20.45 mm
Thickness: 1.95 mm
Weight: 3.47 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gallienus (sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mediolanum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: radiate bust r.
Obverse inscription: [GALLIENVS AVG]

Reverse description: Sol standing left, holding globe
Reverse inscription: [ORIENS AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : p. 124 no. 1602
  • RIC : V, pt 1, no. 495

Spatial metadata

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

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: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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