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COIN

Unique ID: BM-DF7B1E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A corroded copper-alloy Roman radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268), sole reign, dating to the period AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). (MARTI) [PACIFERO] reverse type depicting Mars standing left holding branch in right hand, vertical spear and shield in left. Mint of Rome. Cf. Cunetio no. 1155

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: 1.49 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 4th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: XA 17/0728

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]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: G[...] AVG

Reverse description: Mars standing left holding branch in right hand, vertical spear and shield in left
Reverse inscription: (MARTI) [PACIFERO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : cf. no. 1155

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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