WILT-F3927E: Roman radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-F3927E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy Radiate of Claudius II, dating to AD 268-270. SPES PVBLICA reverse type, depicting Spes walking left holding flower and the hem of her skirt. Rome mint. cf. Normanby no. 611. The coin has been pierced at 6 o'clock on the obverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.92 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5368

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust left
Obverse inscription: [IM]P C (CL)[AVDIVS AVG]

Reverse description: Spes advancing left holding flower and the hem of her skirt, no legs visible through skirt.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 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)
Parish or ward: Salisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1332
Four figure Latitude: 51.08717029
Four figure longitude: -1.81576919
1:25K map: SU1332
1:10K map: SU13SW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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