CORN-124BE6: radiate of Victorinus (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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Unique ID: CORN-124BE6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Incomplete base silver, but now only the copper alloy is left, radiate of Victorinus (AD 269-271), SALVS AVG type, like Cunetio 2564-2565.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 269
Date to: Circa AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.05 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 9th January 2013 - Wednesday 9th January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: radiate bearded bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C P VICTO]RINVS [P F AVG]

Reverse description: draped female figure standing right holding snake in right hand and patera in left
Reverse inscription: SALVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sennen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW3726
Four figure Latitude: 50.075799
Four figure longitude: -5.677208
1:25K map: SW3726
1:10K map: SW36SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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