BM-E4A85B: Roman coin: radiate of Claudius II

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Unique ID: BM-E4A85B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-270) dating to the period AD 268-270 (Reece period 13). SPES PVBLICA reverse type depicting Spes walking left holding flower and raising skirt. Mint of Rome. As Normanby no. 613; RIC V.1 no. 102.

Subsequent actions

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
Weight: 1.69 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG

Reverse description: Spes walking left holding flower and raising skirt
Reverse inscription: SPES PVBLICA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
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)
Parish or ward: Kingston Deverill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8436
Four figure Latitude: 51.12305664
Four figure longitude: -2.22999623
1:25K map: ST8436
1:10K map: ST83NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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