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Unique ID: WILT-49D696

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy radiate of Victorinus dating to AD 269-271 (Reece period 13). VIRTVS AVG reverse type, depicting Virtus standing right with veritcial sceptre and resting left hand on shield. Mint I. cf. Normanby no. 1422.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 269
Date to: Exactly AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.16 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Secondary identifier: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: W359 6062
Museum accession number: 17/1995

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: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint I, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Soldier standing right holding a spear and shield
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS AVG]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Amesbury

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Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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