CAM-4C8869: Roman Coin : Radiate of Claudius II, AD 268-270.

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-4C8869

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 P]VBLICA reverse type depicting Spes walking left holding a flower and lifting skirt. Probably mint of Milan. Cf. Normanby, no. 1006.

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
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.25 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 13th October 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: 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: Mediolanum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IM]P CLAVDIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Spes walking left holding flower and lifting skirt
Reverse inscription: [SPES P]VBLICA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: //[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Normanby : 1006

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Somersham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3679
Four figure Latitude: 52.39213647
Four figure longitude: -0.0028238
1:25K map: TL3679
1:10K map: TL37NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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