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Unique ID: BM-4A94AD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to the period AD 268-270 (Reece period 13). [FEL]ICIT[AS AVG] reverse type depicting Felicitas standing left holding long vertical caduceus and cornucopia. Mint of Rome. Cf. Normanby no. 722.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.15 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 28th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: J2P 16/1208

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: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left holding long vertical caduceus and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: [FEL]ICIT[AS AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 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: Huntingdon Area

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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