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Unique ID: BERK-8BB271

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An incomplete Roman copper alloy radiate of Claudius II, dating to the period AD 268 - 270. Reece Period 13. Possibly FORTVNA RED reverse type, uncertain mint.


PAS Form No. 1975, No. 16

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
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Michael Byard
Secondary identifier: Miss Anni Byard

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CLAV[...]

Reverse description: Fortuna standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: FOR[...]

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: Lyford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3994
Four figure Latitude: 51.64345412
Four figure longitude: -1.43778401
1:25K map: SU3994
1:10K map: SU39SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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