ESS-831BF5: Roman Coin : Radiate of Gallienus

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Unique ID: ESS-831BF5

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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Gallienus (253-268 AD) dating to the period 260-268 AD (Reece Period 13). DIANAE CONS AVG reverse type depicting doe walking right. Uncertain mint. RIC, vol. Va, no. 178.


Artefact not seen by FLO, recorded from information supplied by FLO

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Mr Mike Cuddeford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference 034-C0013

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: Gallienus (sole reign)
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP] GALLIE[NV]S AVG

Reverse description: Doe walking right
Reverse inscription: [DIANAE] CONS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Epsilon in exergue
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: West Wickham Parish

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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