LANCUM-C82F17: Antoninianus of Gordian III

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-C82F17

Object type certainty: Certain
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Gordion III silvered radiate dating 243 to 244AD.

Reece period: Period 12.

Obverse inscription: [IMP GOR]DIANVS PIVS FEL AVG.

Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS PERPETVA.

The diameter is 21mm and the weight is 1.86g.

Inscription: [IMP GOR]DIANVS PIVS FEL AVG

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 243
Date to: Circa AD 244

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gordian III
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Obverse inscription: [IMP GOR]DIANVS PIVS FEL AVG

Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS PERPETVA

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 1 4

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: RIBCHESTER

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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