LON-E4F9B4: A Roman copper alloy radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268).

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Unique ID: LON-E4F9B4

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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268). Reverse type depicting Libertas standing left holding pileus and transverse sceptre. Mint of Rome, AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). Cunetio 1293.

Obverse: Radiate bust right.

Obverse legend: [GAL]LIENVS [AVG]

Reverse: Libertas standing left holding pileus and transverse sceptre

Reverse legend: [LI[B[E]RT[AS AVG]

Dimensions: diameter: 19.38mm; weight: 1.77g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.77 g
Diameter: 19.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

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: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [GAL]LIENVS [AVG]

Reverse description: Libertas standing left holding pileus and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: [LI[B[E]RT[AS AVG]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City of Westminster (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Vincent Square (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3078
Four figure Latitude: 51.4860175
Four figure longitude: -0.12909005
1:25K map: TQ3078
1:10K map: TQ37NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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