WAW-4FCE74: Roman coin: possible dupondius of Postumus (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-4FCE74

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: copper-alloy (with a silvery surface) possible dupondius of a Postumus dating to 260 and 269 (Reece Period 13). The reverse is not clear. Unknown mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 260
Date to: Exactly AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.99 g
Diameter: 20.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Wednesday 7th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Postumus
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust radiate, draped and cuirassed, facing right.
Obverse inscription: [ ]MVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Fides, draped, standing left, holding two ensigns.
Reverse inscription: [FIDES MILITVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: [ ]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Childswickham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0738
Four figure Latitude: 52.04035704
Four figure longitude: -1.89935746
1:25K map: SP0738
1:10K map: SP03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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