ESS-5D77B4: Roman Coin : Radiate of Claudius II

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Unique ID: ESS-5D77B4

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A Roman copper alloy probably barbarous radiate of Claudius II (AD268 - AD270) posthumous issue dating to AD270 - AD284 (Reece Period 14). CONSECRATIO reverse type depicting an altar. Uncertain mint. RIC vol. 5a, no. 261.

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Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 270
Date to: Circa AD 284

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.16 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Mr Mike Cuddeford
Secondary identifier: Miss Sarah R Deacon

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference 050-C0011

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: Divus Claudius (Barbarous Radiate)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate head, right
Obverse inscription: [DIVO CLAVDIO]

Reverse description: Altar
Reverse inscription: C[ONSECRATIO]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: West Wratting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6250
Four figure Latitude: 52.12457268
Four figure longitude: 0.36503133
1:25K map: TL6250
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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