LEIC-6EEC97: Roman copper alloy radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-6EEC97

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate, possible of Victorinus (269-271AD). Reece period 13, possibly mint of Gaul II. Obverse radiate bust right. Reverse type possibly PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia standing left, holding baton and cornucopia.

Ref. Cun:151 cf. #2577.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.72 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Natasha Harlow
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WP218

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: possibly Providentia standing left, holding baton and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: possibly PROVIDENTIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sharnbrook (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0159
Four figure Latitude: 52.21996072
Four figure longitude: -0.52294512
1:25K map: TL0159
1:10K map: TL05NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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