BM-D6B18C: Roman coin: radiate of Gallienus

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-D6B18C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268), sole reign dating to the period AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). PROVID AVG reverse type depicting Providentia standing left holding cornucopiae and baton over globe. Probably mint of Rome. Cf. RIC V.2, p. 154, no. 266.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Q3E 16/0939

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: Gallienus (sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: GALLIENVS AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding cornucopiae and baton over globe
Reverse inscription: PROVID AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Near Sawtry

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BM
Created: Saturday 18th March 2017
Updated: Saturday 18th March 2017

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