NARC-ED0F09: NARC-ED0F09 : Radiate : Gallienus

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Unique ID: NARC-ED0F09

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A base silver radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268), Joint reign with Valerian, dating to the period AD 253-260 (Reece Period 12). SALVS-AVGG reverse type depicting Salus standing left feeding snake rising from an altar and holding vertical sceptre. Mint of Viminacium. As Cunetio no. 767.

The coin is missing a small portion of its outer flan at 6 O'clock

Diameter: 20.72mm, Thickness: 1.91mm, Weight: 2.4g.

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 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.91 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 20.72 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: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gallienus (Joint reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Viminacium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP GALLIENVS P AVG

Reverse description: Salus standing left feeding snake rising from an altar and holding vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: [SALVS]-AVGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC V Gallienus (joint reign) 397
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : No. 767

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: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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