LON-448121: Roman coin: Radiate of Gallienus (Joint reign)

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Unique ID: LON-448121

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A Roman base silver radiate of Gallienus (joint reign), dating to 256 AD. FORTVNA REDVX reverse, minted in Antitoch (Reece Issue period 12, Cunetio 814). It measures 19.9mm diameter x 1.7mm thick and weighs 3.2 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2009 - Tuesday 30th June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

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: Gallienus (Joint reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CP LIC GALLIENVS AVG

Reverse description: Mercury standing left, holding purse and caduceus
Reverse inscription: FORTVNA REDVX

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dartford (District)
Parish or ward: Southfleet (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6171
Four figure Latitude: 51.415161
Four figure longitude: 0.313845
1:25K map: TQ6171
1:10K map: TQ67SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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