SOM-66D4E6: Roman Coin: Barbarous Radiate Copying Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-66D4E6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy barbarous radiate copying Claudius II, DIVO CLAVDIO, c. 275-85. Cf. Cunetio no. 2875.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 268
Date to: Ante AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 16.3 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: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Altar
Reverse inscription: [DIVO CLAVDIO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
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: 7 years ago

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