BM-8A2FDB: Roman coin: radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-8A2FDB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to the period AD 268-270 (reece period 13). PAX A[VGVSTI] reverse type depicting Pax standing left holding branch and transverse sceptre. Mint of Rome. Cf. Normanby no. 918.

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: 2.42 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RH 17/918

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 and cuirassed(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: [...] CLAVDIVS AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX A[VGVSTI]

Reverse mint mark: A -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • Normanby : cf. no. 918

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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