NLM-B109AA: Roman Coin: Radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B109AA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Radiate, probably commemorative for Claudius II (268-270), Reece period 13.

Obverse description: Radiate bust cuirassed right; pointed nose and either clean-shaven or close-trimmed beard.

Obverse inscription:[DIVO CL]AVD[IO]

Reverse description: Figure standing facing with left arm raised.

Reverse inscription:[CONSECRATIO]

Diameter: 17.6mm, Weight: 1.41gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 270
Date to: Exactly AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.41 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th October 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34978

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust cuirassed right; pointed nose and either clean-shaven or close-trimmed beard
Obverse inscription: [DIVO CL]AVD[IO]

Reverse description: Figure standing facing with left arm raised
Reverse inscription: [CONSECRATIO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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