SUSS-63E8D1: Roman coin: radiate of Trajan Decius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-63E8D1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman base silver radiate of Trajan Decius (AD 249-251), GENIVS EXERC ILLYRICIANI reverse (Genius standing facing left, cornucopiae in left hand, patera in right, standard in ground to right), minted at Rome, AD 249-251, Cunetio p.93, no.316; RIC IV, pt 3, p. 122, no. 16c

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 249
Date to: Circa AD 251

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th October 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan Decius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing facing left, cornucopiae in left hand, patera in right, standard in ground to right
Reverse inscription: GENIVS EXERC ILLYRICIANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Trajan Decius 16C
Reverse mint mark: -//-

Coin references

  • RIC : IV.3 p. 122, no. 16c

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Chichester district

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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