WAW-0832A9: Roman coin: radiate of possibly Gallienus (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-0832A9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: Copper-alloy Roman radiate of possibly Gallienus, sole reign (c.260-268) dating to the period AD 260 to 268 (Reece Period 13). Unknown reverse type depicting a standing figure. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 18.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th December 2013 - Monday 4th August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Gallienus (sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, wearing a radiate crown and is cuirassed. The bust has a particularly wide and long neck. Possibly clean shaven around the mouth.
Obverse inscription: [ ]A[ ]

Reverse description: Standing figure, leaning towards the left, otherwise the details are unclear.
Reverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: //
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Alcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0855
Four figure Latitude: 52.19318215
Four figure longitude: -1.88438446
1:25K map: SP0855
1:10K map: SP05NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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