SUSS-B9EED3: Roman coin; copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-B9EED3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II, dating c. 268-270. Reece period 13, mint of Rome. Reverse; VICTORIA AVG, Victory standing left holding wreath in right hand and palm against shoulder in left hand. Cunetio p. 137, no. 2115. The coin is preserved in good condition, with an even green patina covering most of its surfaces.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.54 mm
Weight: 1.78 g
Diameter: 16.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th August 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at SMDC Compton 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CLAVDIVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Harting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7516
Four figure Latitude: 50.9385764
Four figure longitude: -0.93396046
1:25K map: SU7516
1:10K map: SU71NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while searching with a metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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