YORYM-199822: Roman coin : Radiate of Victorinus

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Unique ID: YORYM-199822

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy radiate of Victorinus, PAX AVG, Gaul mint I, AD 269-71. Cunetio, p148, cf 2530.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 269
Date to: Circa AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint I, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirass bust right
Obverse inscription: (IMP C VICTORINVS PF AVG)

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: ?//-

Coin references

  • Cunetio : p148, cf 2530

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Bridlington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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