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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-6FF779

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy radiate, probably of Claudius II, probably dating to AD 268-270 (Reece period 13). Probably IOVI VICTORI reverse type, depicting Jupiter, standing left with a thunderbolt and vertical sceptre. mint of Rome. cf. Normanby no. 778.

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 268
Date to: Exactly AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.62 g
Diameter: 18.27 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: W359 6069
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: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [ ... ]IVS AVG

Reverse description: A figure (of Jupiter possibly) standing left holding a sceptre and possibly a thunderbolt.
Reverse inscription: [I]OVI [VICTORI]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: N/[-//-]
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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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