PUBLIC-8CD388: Late Roman copper alloy radiate

Rights Holder: Lincolnshire County Council
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-8CD388

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and corroded copper-alloy, possibly barbarous, radiate of Claudius II dating to the period AD 268 to 270 (Reece period 13). Bearded head facing right [ ] CLA [ ] reverse depicting flaming altar [CONSECRATIO].

Diameter 16.7mm thickness 1.8mm Weight 1.8gm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stewart Kerrison
Identified by: Mr Stewart Kerrison

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Claudius II
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bearded head facing right
Obverse inscription: [ ] CLA [ ]

Reverse description: Flaming alter
Reverse inscription: [ CONSECRATIO ]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Chapel St. Leonards (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF5572
Four figure Latitude: 53.22243931
Four figure longitude: 0.32022994
1:25K map: TF5572
1:10K map: TF57SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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