LEIC-D05196: Roman coin: Radiate

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Unique ID: LEIC-D05196

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy radiate of Postumus, FIDES MILITVM reverse. cf. Cunetio 2892

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.91 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: right facing radiate bust
Obverse inscription: illeg

Reverse description: Standing draped female with staff and military standard
Reverse inscription: [FIDES MILIT]VM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Morcott (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9200
Four figure Latitude: 52.59002581
Four figure longitude: -0.6433926
1:25K map: SK9200
1:10K map: SK90SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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