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COIN

Unique ID: SF-EA96A1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Roman radiate of Postumus, c. 260-269 AD. Reverse: [VICT]ORIA [AVG], Victory walking left holding wreath and palm, a captive at her feet. As RIC 5.ii, no. 89.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.06 g
Diameter: 20.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref. 13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

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 and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C P]OSTVMVS P [F AVG]

Reverse description: Victory walking left holding wreath and palm, a captive at her feet
Reverse inscription: [VICT]ORIA [AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

  • RIC : 5.ii no. 89

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Battisford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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

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Recording Institution: SF
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