WMID-4F4E55: Roman coin: Radiate of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-4F4E55

Object type certainty: Certain
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A pierced copper-alloy radiate of an uncertain Gallic emperor dating to the period AD 269-274 (Reece Period 13), 'SPES [...]' Spes walking left lifting skirt reverse, uncertain mint. The coin has been pierced at 3 o'clock on the obverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 269
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 16.05 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry

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: Radiate (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Spes walking left lifting skirt
Reverse inscription: [SPES ...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Ancaster (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9743
Four figure Latitude: 52.975584
Four figure longitude: -0.556883
1:25K map: SK9743
1:10K map: SK94SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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