SOM-7D2DC8: Roman Coin: Radiate of Claudius II

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Unique ID: SOM-7D2DC8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate of Claudius II Gothicus (268-270), LIBERT AVG reverse (Libertas standing facing left holding pileus in right hand and long vertical sceptre in left hand), minted at Rome, AD 268-270, Cunetio 2165.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.31 g
Diameter: 20.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020838

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: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP CLAVDIVS A[VG]

Reverse description: Libertas standing facing left holding pileus in right hand and long vertical sceptre in left hand
Reverse inscription: LIBER[T AVG]

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

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 2165

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alverdiston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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