IOW-3A02A4: Roman Coin: Radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-3A02A4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete and worn Roman copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to the period AD 268-270. Unclear reverse type depicting Sol standing left raising right hand. Uncertain mint.


Obverse : [...]AVDIVS [...]; Unclear radiate bust right.


Reverse: [...] E-NS [...]; Sol standing left raising right hand.

Length: 16.4mm; width: 14.9mm. Weight: 0.96g. DA=12:12.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 268
Date to: Exactly AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.4 mm
Width: 14.9 mm
Weight: 0.96 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2018 - Sunday 11th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-1-121

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Unclear radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]AVDIVS [...]

Reverse inscription: [...] E-NS [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Sol standing left raising right hand
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 22 days ago
Updated: 22 days ago

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