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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-703B93

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

A Roman copper-alloy barbarous radiate copying a coin of Divus Claudius II dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Reverse type depicting altar type 1a. Mint uncertain. Cunetio p.160, c.f. 2873.

This coin has suffered some losses at its circumference.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 13.3 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd September 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 22395

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Divus Claudius (Barbarous Radiate)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible [DIVO CLAVDIO]

Reverse description: Altar with flame on top and side divided into quarters by equal armed cross; pellets in each quarter (type 1a)
Reverse inscription: Illegible [CONSECRATIO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
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: 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

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