YORYM-87EDD4: Roman Coin : Radiate of Postumus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-87EDD4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy radiate of Postumus dating to the period AD 260 - 269 (Reece Period 13). VICTORIA AVG reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath and palm, captive at her feet to left. Mint of Lyon.

Cunetio, p.161, no.2888.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

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: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm, captive at her feet to left
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Langtoft (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0066
Four figure Latitude: 54.08022003
Four figure longitude: -0.47297834
1:25K map: TA0066
1:10K map: TA06NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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