SOM-592A58: Roman coin: radiate of Gallienus (sole reign)

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-592A58

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy radiate of Gallienus (sole reign) dating to the period AD 260 to 268 (Reece period 13). FIDES MILITVM reverse type depicting Fides standing with standard and spear (fifth series). Minted at Rome. Cunetio (1983:117) no.1261.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 260
Date to: Exactly AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.55 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16730

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: Gallienus (sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head facing right
Obverse inscription: GALLIENVS AVG

Reverse description: Fides standing facing left holding vertical standard in her right hand and vertical spear in left
Reverse inscription: FIDES M[ILITVM]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -/N//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Audit data

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

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