WMID-6E1BD7: Roman coin: Incomplete radiate, probably of Victorinus

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-6E1BD7

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy radiate, probably of Victorinus (AD 269 to AD 271), probably dating to the period AD 269 to AD 271 (Reece Period 13). Probably SALVS AVG reverse type depicting Salus holding vertical sceptre and feeding snake with left hand. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 16.8 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 269
Date to: Circa AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th August 2014 - Thursday 21st August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP[ ]

Reverse description: Female figure with vertical sceptre, and left arm out, feeding snake
Reverse inscription: [ ]AV[ ]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: unclear
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)
Parish or ward: East Lavington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9414
Four figure Latitude: 50.91781619
Four figure longitude: -0.66413523
1:25K map: SU9414
1:10K map: SU91SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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