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ESS-D8D568: Roman coin: Radiate of Aurelian

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-D8D568

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Aurelian (AD 270-275), dating to the period c.AD 270-274 (Reece period 13). CONCORDIA MILITVM reverse type depicting the Emperor and Concordia standing with clasped hands. Probably mint of Siscia. cf. RIC V.1, no. 216.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 270
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

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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: Aurelian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP AVRELIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing left, condordia standing right with clasped hands
Reverse inscription: CONCORDIA MILITVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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