BH-014345: Roman coin: radiate of Quintillus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-014345

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly worn and corroded copper-alloy radiate of Quintillus, AD 270; PAX AVG reverse, minted at Milan; RIC no. 62. Measures 16.9mm in diameter, 1.6mm thick and weighs 2.43g.

Class: Radiate

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.43 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th April 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Mike Harrington
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/79 - 3

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Quintillus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Milan (Mediolanum)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP QVINT]ILLVS AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding branch and transverse sceptre.
Reverse inscription: [PAX AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: - //(P)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, part I; p. 245

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Kelshall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: Tuesday 3rd May 2011
Updated: Friday 6th May 2011

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