SOM-FC6DEC: Roman coin: radiate of Claudius II

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Roman copper alloy radiate of Claudius II dating to AD 268 to 270 (Reece period 13). PAS AVGVSTI reverse depicting Pax standing facing left with branch and transverse sceptre. Minted at Rome. Normanby 918, Cunetio 2191.

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: 2.06 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2018 - Tuesday 17th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19938

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: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP CLAVDIVS AVG

Reverse description: Pax stanifn facing left holding transverse sceptre in left hand and branch in right
Reverse inscription: PAX - AVGVSTI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: A-//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Wonston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4843
Four figure Latitude: 51.18422144
Four figure longitude: -1.31461722
1:25K map: SU4843
1:10K map: SU44SE
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

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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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