SOM-9871DB: Roman coin: contemporary copy, probably of a radiate of Victorinus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-9871DB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy contemporary copy, probably of a radiate of Victorinus dating to the period AD 269 - 271 (Reece period 13). SALVS AVG reverse type depicting Salus standing left feeding a snake rising from an altar to left, holding vertical sceptre in left hand. Uncertain Gallic mint.

Notes:

Found in the same area as 2016 T204 but the condition and it's status as a contemporary copy suggests it is unrelated.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 269
Date to: Circa AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th February 2016 - Sunday 7th February 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

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: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [IM]P VI[...]

Reverse description: Salus standing left with feeding a snake rising from an altar to left with her right hand and holding a vertical sceptre in left hand.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Sherborne CP

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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