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Unique ID: NARC1314

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An AE3 radiate possibly of Victorinus; the reverse shows Salus feeding a serpent rising from an altar


As Sear 3979 but copper-alloy


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.39 g
Diameter: 18.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000 - Monday 1st May 2000

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: radiate head bearded f left
Obverse inscription: -------INV----

Reverse description: Salus std holding sceptre and feeding serpent
Reverse inscription: S--V-AVG

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)

Spatial coordinates

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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