SOM-3459D5: Roman Coin: Radiate of Quintillus

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Unique ID: SOM-3459D5

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

Copper alloy radiate of Quintillus, reverse and mint uncertain, 270.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.61 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Quintillus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure
Reverse inscription: [......]VG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Great Bedwyn

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: SOM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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