YORYM-4AD3EA: Roman : coin

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-4AD3EA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman Copper-alloy radiate, probably of Gallienus thus dating to the period 253 - 268 AD, definitely dating within the period 215 - 295 AD. Obverse of right-facing radiate bust, inscription unclear. Reverse of figure standing left with item raised in left hand and object at feet to right. The coin is 20.40mm in diameter, 1.92mm in thickness and weighs 2.95g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 215
Date to: Circa AD 295

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.92 mm
Weight: 2.95 g
Diameter: 20.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E05569

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 (joint or sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Right-facing radiate bust with beard

Reverse description: Figure standing left with item in right hand and object at feet

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wetwang (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9459
Four figure Latitude: 54.01845536
Four figure longitude: -0.56682238
1:25K map: SE9459
1:10K map: SE95NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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