SOM-C36A9F: Copper alloy radiate of Claudius II

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Unique ID: SOM-C36A9F

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A copper alloy barbarous radiate imitating an issue of Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Imitating [VICTOR]IA AVG reverse type depicting Victory standing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm against left shoulder in left hand. Mint of Rome. Imitating Normanby, p. 178, No. 617

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Exactly AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 1.33 mm
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andrew Williams
Identified by: Mr Andrew Williams
Secondary identifier: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019288

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Claudius II
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: IIIIIP C[LAVDIUS] AVG

Reverse description: Victory standing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm against left shoulder in left hand. Wreath in particular crudely depicted.
Reverse inscription: [V](ICTORIA) AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Horndean (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7113
Four figure Latitude: 50.91210915
Four figure longitude: -0.99146264
1:25K map: SU7113
1:10K map: SU71SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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