LEIC-587631: roman copper alloy radiate of Postumus

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Unique ID: LEIC-587631

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Roman copper alloy radiate of Postumus, Reverse type, FORTVNA AVG, Fortuna seated left with rudder and cornucopia, 266AD RIC 304

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 266

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2014 - Tuesday 30th September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Postumus
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Cologne
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: POSTVMVSPFAVG

Reverse description: Fortuna seated left with rudder and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: F[O]R[TVNA AVG]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Melton Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: 4 years ago

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