SOM-5D1A89: Roman coin: radiate of Gallienus

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Unique ID: SOM-5D1A89

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268), probably dating to AD 260-268 (Reece Period 13) Uncertain reverse type and mint.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 2.29 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019984

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: Gallienus (sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: GALLI[...]

Reverse description: Unclear, probable standing figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Misterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4408
Four figure Latitude: 50.86877657
Four figure longitude: -2.79717523
1:25K map: ST4408
1:10K map: ST40NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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