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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-AA6132

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Gallienus (joint reign) dating to the period AD 253-260 (Reece period 12). VICT GERMANICA reverse type depicting Victory walking left holding wreath in right hand and palm against left shoulder in left hand. Mint of Gaul. Cunetio, p. 105; ref. 726.

This coin has suffered small losses around half of its circumference.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 253
Date to: Exactly AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.9 mm
Width: 17.3 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.67 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

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 22390

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: Gallienus (Joint reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Gallic mint
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [GALLIENV]S P.F. AVG

Reverse description: Victory walking left holding wreath in right hand and palm against left shoulder in left hand
Reverse inscription: VICT GER[MANICA]

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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