DOR-CE4995: Roman coin: Radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-CE4995

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper radiate of Claudius II Gothicus dating to AD 268 - 270 (Reece period 13). AEQVITAS AVG (Equity with cornucopiae and scales) on reverse.
Date: Late Roman - AD 268 - 270
Diameter: 19.08 mm
Weight: 4.49 g
Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.49 g
Diameter: 19.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th September 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

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
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust, right, radiate, draped
Obverse inscription: IMP CLAV[DIV]S PF AVG

Reverse description: Equity standing with cornucopiae and scales
Reverse inscription: [AE]QV[ITAS] AVG

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Fifehead Magdalen

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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