KENT-76BC67: Gallienus radiate

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Unique ID: KENT-76BC67

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268), sole reign, dating to the period AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). APOLLINI CONS AVG reverse type depicting a Griffin left. Mint of Rome. cf. Cunetio, p. 120, no. 1351.

Measurements: 20.32mm in diameter, 1.91mm thick and 2.95g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.91 mm
Weight: 2.95 g
Diameter: 20.32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Gallienus (sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: GALLIENVS AVG

Reverse description: Griffin walking left
Reverse inscription: APOLLINI CONS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Gallienus 166
Reverse mint mark: -//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : p. 120, cf. no. 1351

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Bishopsbourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1652
Four figure Latitude: 51.22630192
Four figure longitude: 1.09217774
1:25K map: TR1652
1:10K map: TR15SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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