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COIN

Unique ID: SF-21C5B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II, dating to AD 268-270 (Reece Period 13). [MARS ]V[LT(OR) revese type depicting Mars advancing right, with trophy and transverse sceptre. Rome mint. Cf. Cunetio pp. 134-135, nos. 1989-1992.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.27 mm
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 15.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 081
Other reference: Finds reference SS15 091

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
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG]

Reverse description: Mars advancing right, with trophy and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: [MARS ]V[LT(OR)

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

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: Character undetermined

References cited

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