SUR-0AD1D0: Roman coin: Radiate of Diocletian

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Unique ID: SUR-0AD1D0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Diocletian (AD 284-305), dating to the period c.AD 285 (Reece period 14). IOVI CONS[ER]VATORI reverse type depicting Jupiter standing left holding thunderbolt and vertical sceptre. Mint of Lugdunum. As RIC V.2, p.225, no. 47.

The coin has been pierced at 12 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 284
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 20.47 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B17-503

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: Diocletian (pre-reform)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing left holding thunderbolt and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: IOVI CONS[ER]VATORI

Reverse mint mark: C -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Waltham St. Lawrence (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8377
Four figure Latitude: 51.48587068
Four figure longitude: -0.80603102
1:25K map: SU8377
1:10K map: SU87NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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