WAW-A0CDDE: Roman coin: radiate of Claudius II (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-A0CDDE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II dating to the period AD 268 - 270 (Reece Period 13). VIRTVS AVG reverse type depicting Virtus standing left, holding branch and spear; shield to left.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.04 g
Diameter: 19.07 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: Claudius II
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, radiate crown and draped.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to wear.

Reverse description: Virtus standing left, holding a branch and long vertical spear. Shield to the left on the floor.
Reverse inscription: [VIR]TVS [AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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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