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SOM-0CC598: Roman coin: radiate of Claudius II Gothicus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-0CC598

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate of Claudius II Gothicus dating to the period AD 268 to 270 (Reece period 13). ANNONA AVG reverse type depicting Annona standing left holding corn ears in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand; prow of a ship at feet to left and globe or end of the prow to right. Minted at Rome. Cunetio p.135 no.2047.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.92 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2012

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22232

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: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head facing right
Obverse inscription: IM[P...] CLAVDIVS AVG

Reverse description: Annona standing left holding corn ears in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand; prow of a ship at feet to left and globe or back of the prow at feet to right.
Reverse inscription: ANNONA AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -/Δ//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
To be known as: Halberton

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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