BH-3E4D24: Roman coin: radiate of Victorinus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-3E4D24

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy radiate of Victorinus (AD 269-271) dating to the period AD 269-271 (Reece Period 13). PIETAS AVG reverse type depicting Pietas standing left sacrificing over altar and holding a box of purfumes. Gaul mint II. Cunetio 2009, p. 150, nos. 2571-2574.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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: 2.3 g
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1998 - Wednesday 1st August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C] VICTORINVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Pietas sacrificing over altar and holding box of purfumes
Reverse inscription: [PIETAS] AVG

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sandy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1748
Four figure Latitude: 52.1179478
Four figure longitude: -0.29262511
1:25K map: TL1748
1:10K map: TL14NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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