BERK-B821B1: Roman coin: Radiate of Victorinus

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-B821B1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Roman radiate of Victorinus, dating to the period AD 269-271 (Reece Period 13). SALVS AVG reverse type depicting Salus standing left and feeding a snake rising from an altar. This coin may be a contemporary copy (albeit a good one) as the reverse legend appears blundered. Uncertain mint.

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Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 269
Date to: Circa AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.188

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: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C VICT[...]

Reverse description: Salus standing left feeding snake rising from altar
Reverse inscription: SVS[...]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Childrey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3587
Four figure Latitude: 51.5807799
Four figure longitude: -1.49628467
1:25K map: SU3587
1:10K map: SU38NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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