NARC-ECC90C: NARC-ECC90C : Radiate : Gallienus

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-ECC90C

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete base silver Radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268), joint reign with Valerian, dating to the period AD 253-260 (Reece period 12). Reverse type GERMANICVS MAX V, depicting a trophy of arms a bound and seated captive to each side. Mint of Gaul.

The coin is missing portions of its outer flan between 7-9 O'clock

Diameter: 23.24mm, Thickness: 1.42mm, Weight: 2.2g.

Cunetio no. 716.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 253
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.42 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 23.24 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gallienus (Joint reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Gallic mint
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust left with spear over right shoulder and shield on left arm
Obverse inscription: GALLIENVS P F AVG

Reverse description: A trophy of arms a bound and seated captive to each side
Reverse inscription: [GE]RM[ANICVS MAX] V

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6065
Four figure Latitude: 52.27987955
Four figure longitude: -1.12195133
1:25K map: SP6065
1:10K map: SP66NW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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