SF-D9A5E7: SF-D9A5E7: Roman coin: radiate of Florian

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-D9A5E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Florian (AD 276), dating to the period AD 276 (Reece period 14). SALVS AVG reverse type, depicting Salus standing left, holding sceptre, feeding serpent rising from altar. Mint of Rome. RIC V, pt.I, p. 353, no.40; Gloucester no. 802.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 276
Date to: Exactly AD 276

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.44 mm
Weight: 2.42 g
Diameter: 21.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st May 2016

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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: Florian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C FLORIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Salus standing left, holding sceptre, feeding serpent rising from altar
Reverse inscription: SALVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -/-//XXIΔ
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V.1 p. 353, no.40

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Barningham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Updated: About one year ago

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