LON-5B996D: A very worn copper-alloy Roman radiate of uncertain later 3rd century AD ruler, possibly Claudius II (AD 268-270)

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-5B996D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A very worn copper-alloy Roman radiate of uncertain later 3rd century AD ruler, possibly Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to the period AD 260-275 (Reece period 13). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure left. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.58 g
Diameter: 22.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate and draped or cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP [...]VS[...]

Reverse description: Standing figure left?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Bromley (London Borough)
To be known as: Bromley

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: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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