NLM-92EB83: Radiate of Gallienus from Preston

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-92EB83

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

Silver, probably base

Coin. Probably a Radiate of Gallienus (253-268), Reece period 12.

Obverse description: Bust right, probably radiate and with Roman nose.

Obverse inscription: [---]VS AVG

Reverse description: Quadruped with long horns, perhaps ibex, left.

Reverse inscription: [--] ?A AVG

In exergue: Three or four characters, resembling TIO

Diameter: 17.9mm, Weight: 2.19gms, die axis: probably 3.

Class: Probably a Radiate of Gallienus (253-268)
Inscription: obv:[---]VS AVG rev: [--] ?A AVG

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 253
Date to: Circa AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.19 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th September 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM19059

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Obverse description: Bust right, probably radiate and with Roman nose
Obverse inscription: [---]VS AVG

Reverse description: Quadruped with long horns, perhaps ibex, left
Reverse inscription: [--] ?A AVG

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: Three or four characters, resembling T
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Preston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1931
Four figure Latitude: 53.76177
Four figure longitude: -0.196314
1:25K map: TA1931
1:10K map: TA13SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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