LVPL-B643C3: Roman radiate

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Unique ID: LVPL-B643C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy radiate Divus Claudius.

Obverse: [DIVUS CLAUDIUS]; Radiate bust right.

Reverse: CONSECRATIO; Altar.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 270
Date to: Circa AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.84 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 17.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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: Divus Claudius (Official)
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [DIVUS CLAUDIUS]

Reverse description: Altar.
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Buttercrambe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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