LVPL-667E13: Roman coin: Radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-667E13

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper-alloy radiate coin, possibly of Claudius II.

Obverse:- Head of bearded emperor wearing radiate crown facing right. Legend around '[IMP?] CLAUDI[VS AVG]'

Reverse:- draped female figure standing, sinister hand pointing upwards and dexter hand holding object. Legend around. [...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.85 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 11th May 2018 - Wednesday 11th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Ben Jones
Identified by: Mr Ben Jones

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Head of bearded emperor wearing radiate crown facing right. Legend around
Obverse inscription: [IMP?] CLAUDI[VS AVG]

Reverse description: Draped female figure standing, sinister hand pointing upwards and dexter hand holding object. Legend around.
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tattenhall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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