SOM-B7CA61: Sample of the coins in lab

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COIN HOARD

Unique ID: SOM-B7CA61

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

1 as, 1 sestertius, 1 denarius and 7562 radiates and a bronze ring to AD 274

Cu-alloy ring (3.60g; max diam. 26mm) found fused to sestertius. Uncertain if a finger ring or bag fastening.

Summary (all radiates unless noted):
Central Empire
Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-80), 1 (sestertius)
Wars of the Succession (AD 193-7)
Septimius Severus, 1 (denarius)
Gordian III (AD 238-44), 1
Philip I (AD 244-9), 1
Decius (AD 249-51), 1
Herennia Etruscilla, 1
Trebonianus Gallus (AD 251-3), 4
Joint reign of Valerian & Gallienus (AD 253-60)
Valerian I, 107
Gallienus, 45
Uncertain (Valerian or Gallienus), 1
Salonina, 60
Valerian II, 4
Divus Valerian II, 12
Saloninus Caesar, 10
Saloninus Augustus, 1
Sole reign of Gallienus (AD 260-8)
Gallienus, 1364
Salonina, 101
Claudius II (AD 268-70), 760
Divus Claudius II, 67
Quintillus (AD 270), 121
Aurelian (AD 270-5), 52 - latest coin fourth series at Milan (= AD 274)
Gallic Empire
Postumus (AD 260-9), 773
Laelian (AD 269), 23
Marius (AD 269), 81
Victorinus (AD 269-71), 3296
Tetricus I (AD 271-4), 526
Tetricus II, 112
Uncertain Gallic emperor, 3
Emperor illegible, 1
Irregular as (Claudian copy), 1
Irregular radiates, 33

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Somerset County Museum (note: only the sestertius and its associated ring together with the irregular coins; 13 type varieties acquired by BM (BM 2016,4151.1 to 13); rest returned to finder)
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2013T775

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 274
Date to: Exactly AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th November 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2013T775

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: South Petherton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found with the aid of a metal detector
Current location: Somerset County Museum (note: only the sestertius and its associated ring together with the irregular coins; 13 type varieties acquired by BM (BM 2016,4151.1 to 13); rest returned to finder)
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Updated: Monday 10th April 2017

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