WILT-5393B2: Postumus silver radiate

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: WILT-5393B2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver Roman radiate of Postumus, dating to the period AD 260-269 (Reece period 13). LAETITIA AVG reverse type depicting galley going left. Principal mint, third phase. Cunetio no.2385

This coin has been bent slightly, the result of which has made the obverse concave.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 260
Date to: Exactly AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.81 g
Diameter: 18.49 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5066

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C POSTVMVS [...]

Reverse description: Galley going left.
Reverse inscription: [LAETITIA AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: West Tisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9128
Four figure Latitude: 51.05127417
Four figure longitude: -2.1297745
1:25K map: ST9128
1:10K map: ST92NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: PUBLIC-F660C3
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A base silver Roman radiate of Postumus (AD 260-269), dating to the period AD 260-269 (Reece period 13). LAETITIA / AVG reverse type depicting…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: BM-EA3BFD
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A heavily encrusted base silver Roman radiate of Postumus (AD 260-269), dating to the period AD 260-261 (Reece period 13). LAETI[TIA] / AVG r…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: IOW-E796E9
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete Roman base silver radiate of Postumus (AD 260-269), dating to the period c. AD 260-269 (Reece period 13). LAETITIA AVG reverse t…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.