NLM-E0D54C: Roman Coin: Radiate, possibly of Victorinus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-E0D54C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Radiate, possibly of Victorinus (269-271), unusually appearing as a silver coin rather than looking plated, and with spidery legends.

Obverse description: Radiate bust with Roman nose and undershot jaw, bearded under chin, probably cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: [---]INVS [?PF] AVG

Reverse description: Trophy with two diminutive bound captives at its base.

Reverse inscription: [----] AVG

Diameter: 22mm, Weight: 2.52gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

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 269
Date to: Exactly AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.52 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39035

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust with Roman nose and undershot jaw, bearded under chin, probably cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [---]INVS [?PF] AVG

Reverse description: Trophy with two diminutive bound captives at its base.
Reverse inscription: : [----] AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Woodbeck near Rampton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

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Created: 6 months ago
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