SOM-5568DC: Roman coin: Copper alloy radiate of Claudius II

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Unique ID: SOM-5568DC

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A Roman Copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-270, Reece period 13). FELICITAS AVG reverse type, depicting Felicitas standing left holding long vertical caduceus and cornucopia. Mint of Rome. Cf. Normanby no. 723.

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
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2017 - Saturday 14th October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss April Stephenson
Identified by: Miss April Stephenson
Secondary identifier: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt: 019751

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 bust of Claudius II, facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CLAUDIVS AVG

Reverse description: Felicitus facing left holding long caduceus in her right hand, and cornucopia in left.
Reverse inscription: [...]ICITAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Milborne Port (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6521
Four figure Latitude: 50.98732991
Four figure longitude: -2.50001617
1:25K map: ST6521
1:10K map: ST62SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 11 months ago

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