SUSS-E8A239: Roman coin: radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-E8A239

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II, dating to AD 268-270 (Reece Period 13). Reverse: PAX AVGVSTI, Pax standing left, holding branch and transverse sceptre. Cf. Cunetio, p. 138, nos. 2190-2191.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.3 mm
Width: 14.3 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st January 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Sarah Hoile
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: (IMP CLAVDIVS AVG)

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: (PAX AVGVSTI)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Near Chichester

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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