SOM-6B5FAF: Roman coin: Radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-6B5FAF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II dating to the period AD 268 to 270 (Reece period 13). Possibly ANNONA AVG reverse type Annona standing left holding corn ears in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand; prow of a ship at feet to left and globe or end of the prow to right. Minted at Rome.

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
Thickness: 1.39 mm
Weight: 2.75 g
Diameter: 22.17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22432

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust radiate and ?draped facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG

Reverse description: Figure standing left holding cornucopiae in left hand
Reverse inscription: [...](ON)[...] AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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