SOM-85BAA5: Roman coin: Radiate of Gallienus (sole reign)

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-85BAA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Gallienus (sole reign) dating to the period AD 260 to 268 (Reece period 13). Unclear reverse type, possibly a standing figure. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 260
Date to: Exactly AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.4 mm
Width: 16.5 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st September 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Ston Easton, Somerset (01/09/13)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally ticket 199

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gallienus (sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: GALLIENVS AVG

Reverse description: (Possible) standing figure
Reverse inscription: [...]V[...]

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: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Ston Easton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6454
Four figure Latitude: 51.28399287
Four figure longitude: -2.51757095
1:25K map: ST6454
1:10K map: ST65SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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