SUR-1470AD: Roman coin: Radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-1470AD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy barbarous radiate copying Divus Claudius, dating to c. AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Reverse prototype: CONSECRATIO, eagle standing left, head right.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 16.56 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-1200

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 (Barbarous Radiate)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: A radiate head facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]O CLAVDIO

Reverse description: Eagle standing left, head right
Reverse inscription: [...]

Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Amesbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1841
Four figure Latitude: 51.16796372
Four figure longitude: -1.7439355
1:25K map: SU1841
1:10K map: SU14SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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