PAS-1393AD: Roman coin: Radiate of Gallienus (sole reign)

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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-1393AD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268), sole reign, dating to the period AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). PROVID AVG reverse type depicting Providentia standing left, holding globe in right hand and transverse sceptre in left hand. Mint of Milan. As Cunetio no. 1770.

This coin measures 18.4mm in diameter and weighs 2.06g.

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 260
Date to: Circa AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.4 mm
Width: 17.5 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.06 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2014 - Tuesday 1st April 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Mediolanum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: GALLIENVS AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left, holding globe in right hand and transverse sceptre in left hand
Reverse inscription: P[ROV]ID AVG

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC V Gallienus 508A
Reverse mint mark: -//MP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 1770

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: 7 months ago

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