PAS-567BF4: Roman coin: Radiate of Gallienus (sole reign)

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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-567BF4

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A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Gallienus (sole reign) dating to the period AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). IOVI CONSERVAT reverse type depicting Jupiter standing holding thunderbolt. Mint of Rome, Fifth series. See Cunetio, p. 117; no. 1269.

This coin measures 19.1mm in diameter and weighs 1.61g. It has suffered some slight losses around its circumference.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.1 mm
Width: 17.7 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.61 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th March 2014 - Sunday 30th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour March-April 2014

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: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: G[ALLIENVS A]VG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing holding thunderbolt in right hand and long vertical sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: Illegible [IOVI CONSERVAT]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: (N) -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 1269 (p. 117)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lockinge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4288
Four figure Latitude: 51.58929397
Four figure longitude: -1.39514884
1:25K map: SU4288
1:10K map: SU48NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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: PAS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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