BH-DE3874: Roman coin: barbarous radiate of Divus Claudius II

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Unique ID: BH-DE3874

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate, possibly a barbarous copy, of Divus Claudius II (AD 268-270) dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). CONSECRATIO reverse type depicting an altar. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.55 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th February 2017 - Sunday 26th February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Divus Claudius (Barbarous Radiate)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [DIVO CLAV]DIO

Reverse description: Flaming altar
Reverse inscription: [C]ONSEC[RATIO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: -/-//-
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wallington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2934
Four figure Latitude: 51.98948027
Four figure longitude: -0.12274292
1:25K map: TL2934
1:10K map: TL23SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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