PAS-0513E7: Roman coin: Radiate of Victorinus

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Unique ID: PAS-0513E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Victorinus dating to the period AD 269 to 271 (Reece period 13). INVICTVS reverse type depicting Sol Invictus standing left with raised hand. Gaul Mint I. Normanby 1409ff.

Coin has lost roughly 5% due to chips at circumference. It measures 19.2mm in diameter and weighs 1.8g.

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.2 mm
Width: 17.4 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd April 2014 - Wednesday 2nd 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: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint I, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust radiate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C VICT[...A]VG

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding whip in left hand and holding right hand up
Reverse inscription: INV[ICT]VS

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Normanby : 1409ff.

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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