IOW-FFF670: Roman Coin: Radiate of Gallienus (sole reign)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-FFF670

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete and worn Roman copper-alloy radiate of Gallienus (sole reign) dating to the period AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). AEQVITAS AVG reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. Mintmark [ ]//[ ]

Obverse: [GALLIENVS AVG]; Radiate head right

Reverse: [A]EQVIT[AS AVG]; (Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae)

Diameter: 15.6mm. Weight: 0.99g. DA=12:6.

Cunetio p. 114, cf. nos. 1081 & 1084-5

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 260
Date to: Exactly AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th October 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2014-2-75

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 (sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: [GALLIENVS AVG]

Reverse description: (Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae)
Reverse inscription: [A]EQVIT[AS AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: [ ]//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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