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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-24A453

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper alloy irregular (barbarous) radiate of the deified Claudius II Gothicus (268-270), CONSECRATIO (altar with cross) reverse, of uncertain mint, AD 275-285, Cunetio 2873.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.46 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th April 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 020823

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Altar with flame on top, front divided into squares by cross
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 2873

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Edington

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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