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LON-829FF7: A Roman copper alloy coin: radiate (AD260-295).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-829FF7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper alloy coin: radiate (AD260-295).

Obverse: Radiate bust right

Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse: Probably Spes holding up hem of dress, holding flower and walking left

Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6.00

Dimensions: Diameter: 10.63mm; weight: 0.82g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 295

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 10.63 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain (AD 260 - 402)
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Probably Spes holding up hem of dress, holding flower and walking left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.503528
Four figure longitude: -0.099555
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching the Thames foreshore
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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