LANCUM-8997AE: A copper alloy radiate copy of Claudius II (AD 268-70).

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Unique ID: LANCUM-8997AE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy radiate copy of Claudius II (AD 268-70)(Reece Period 13 [260-275]). The reverse is very corroded but may read on the obverse: IMP C CLAVDIVS [AVG] and reverse: [PROVID] AVG (the prototype is probably RIC 5 (Claudius II), 87 or 163/164) The diameter is 16mm and the weight 0.87g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 4th August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse inscription: IMP C CLAVDIVS [AVG]

Reverse inscription: [PROVID] AVG

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: RIBCHESTER

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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