WILT-14518B: Roman coin: Radiate of Postumus

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-14518B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of the Emperor Postumus, dating to the period AD 260-269 (Reece Period 13) LAETITIA AVG, depicting a ship advancing left with four rowers. 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 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 19.92 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM4794

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: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Galley going left with four rowers
Reverse inscription: [LAETITIA AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
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)
To be known as: Shrewton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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