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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-B6A527

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

A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II dating to the period AD 268 to 270 (Reece period 13). Uncertain reverse type depicting uncertain figure, possibly Laetitia standing facing holding ?anchor in left hand. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 268
Date to: Exactly AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 16.9 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.73 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st August 2013 - Wednesday 20th November 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22419

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: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure standing left, possibly Laetitia, holding ?anchor in left hand
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: Misterton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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