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COIN

Unique ID: BM-D70676

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). SALVS AVG reverse type depicting Salus standing left holding vertical sceptre and feeding a snake rising from an altar. Probably mint of Rome. As RIC V.1, p. 218, no. 98.

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: 2.36 g
Diameter: 20 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 16/0943

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: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CLA[...]VS AVG

Reverse description: Salus standing left holding vertical sceptre and feeding a snake rising from an altar
Reverse inscription: SAL[VS] 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

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Audit data

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

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