SF-22E252: Roman coin: radiate of Claudius II

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Unique ID: SF-22E252

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II, dating to AD 268-270 (Reece Period 13). VICT[ORIA][...] reverse type depicting Victory standing left, two captives at her feet. Possibly mint of Rome. Cf. Cunetio p.134, no. 1942.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.99 mm
Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 19.26 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: EKE 053
Other reference: Finds reference SS15 005

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
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: [IM]P C CLAVDIVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory standing left, two captives at her feet
Reverse inscription: VICT[ORIA][...]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

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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