IOW-8DB8D6: Roman Coin: Radiate of Gallienus (sole reign)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-8DB8D6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete Roman copper-alloy radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268), sole reign, dating to the period AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). INDVLGENTIA AVG reverse type depicting Indulgentia standing left holding baton and cornucopiae, leaning on column. Mint of Rome. Mint mark: - X[I]//-


Obverse: GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate head right.


Reverse: [IN]DVLGENTI[A AVG], Indulgentia standing left holding baton and cornucopiae, leaning on column.

Length: 18.0mm; width: 16.7mm. Weight: 1.11g. DA=12:12.

As Cunetio no. 1284

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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 260
Date to: Exactly AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 16.7 mm
Weight: 1.11 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th April 2017 - Wednesday 5th April 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-1-65

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: GALLIENVS AVG

Reverse description: Indulgentia standing left holding baton and cornucopiae, leaning on column
Reverse inscription: [IN]DVLGENTI[A AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: - X[I]//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : no. 1284

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Thursday 20th April 2017
Updated: Thursday 20th April 2017

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