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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-FA6A94

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

A Roman copper-alloy radiate probably of Victorinus dating to the period AD 269 to 271 (Reece period 13). Probably PAX AVG reverse type depicting Pax standing facing left holding transverse sceptre and branch. Mint unclear.

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 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.5 mm
Width: 16.2 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 27th August 2013

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: SCC receipt 22385

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: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bearded bust radiate and draped facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: (Probably) Pax standing facing left holding branch up in right hand and transverse sceptre in left hand
Reverse inscription: [...A]VG

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Willoughby Hedge

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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