HAMP-8A5434: Roman coin: Radiate of Gallienus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-8A5434

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn 3rd-century base-silver Roman radiate of Gallienus (joint reign), 'PAX AUGG', Rome mint (257-258 AD; Reece issue period 12; Cunetio 632; R.I.C. 157 var.)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 257
Date to: Exactly AD 258

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.5 mm
Width: 18.35 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1987 - Sunday 31st December 1989

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3133

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: Gallienus (Joint reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bearded bust radiate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP GALLIENVS P F AVG G M

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding olive branch in raised right hand and transverse sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: [P]AX AVG[G]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: V -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 632 (p. 102)
  • RIC : V.i 157 (p. 81)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: City of Portsmouth (Unitary Authority)
District: City of Portsmouth (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Drayton and Farlington (Unitary Authority Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6506
Four figure Latitude: 50.8498761
Four figure longitude: -1.07803726
1:25K map: SU6506
1:10K map: SU60NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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