WMID-98768E: Roman coin: Incomplete radiate, probably of Gallenius

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Unique ID: WMID-98768E

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy radiate, probably of Gallenius (AD 253 to AD 268), dating to the period AD 253 to AD 268. Reverse type uncertain but depicts a standing male figure with left arm outstretched. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 17.8 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.6 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 253
Date to: Circa AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th November 2017 - Sunday 26th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Gallienus (joint or sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate crown, facing right
Obverse inscription: [ ]NVS[ ]

Reverse description: standing male figure, with left arm outstretched and holding wreath or similar in right
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Slimbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7303
Four figure Latitude: 51.72506356
Four figure longitude: -2.3922955
1:25K map: SO7303
1:10K map: SO70SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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