NLM-7F2F93: Roman Coin: Commemorative Radiate of Valerian II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7F2F93

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy with silvered surface

Coin. Commemorative Radiate of Valerian II (255-258), issue of 258, Reece period 13.

Obverse description: Radiate bust right.

Obverse inscription: DIVO[CAE]S VALERIAN[O]

Reverse description: Eagle standing right with head turned left.

Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

Cliff reeves kindly identified this coin.

Diameter: 19.2mm, Weight: 2.27gms, die axis: 6

Class: Commemorative Radiate of Valerian II (255-258)
Inscription: obv: DIVO[CAE]S VALERIAN[O] rev: CONSECRATIO

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: Exactly AD 258
Date to: Exactly AD 258

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st June 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM19869

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: Valerian II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVO[CAE]S VALERIAN[O]

Reverse description: Eagle standing right with head turned left.
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
To be known as: Northern Lincolnshire

References cited

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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