SF-DE6DB8: Roman radiate of Florian

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Unique ID: SF-DE6DB8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Florian (AD 276), dating to the period c.276 AD. (F)[...]AVG reverse type probably depicting Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopiae. Possibly mint of Siscia. cf. RIC V.1, p. 358, no. 98.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 276
Date to: Circa AD 276

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 20.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st August 2010

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

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: Florian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]ORIANVS P[...]

Reverse description: Felicitas(?) standing left holding caduceus and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: (F)[...]AVG

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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