PAS-924F7C: Roman coin: Radiate of Divus Claudius II

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Unique ID: PAS-924F7C

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A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II as divus dating to the period c. AD 270 to 271 (Reece period 13). CONSECRATIO reverse type depicting an eagle standing right. Mint of Rome. Cunetio no. 2315 (p. 141).

This coin has suffered some small circumferential losses. It measures 19.1mm in diameter and weighs 2.51g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 270
Date to: Circa AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.1 mm
Width: 18.3 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.51 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th April 2014 - Saturday 5th April 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: Divus Claudius (Official)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [DI]V[O CLA]VDIO

Reverse description: Eagle standing right, head turned left (Eagle 1)
Reverse inscription: [CONSECRAT]IO

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 2315 (p. 141)

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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