YORYM-DD69A6: Roman Coin : Radiate of Postumus

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Unique ID: YORYM-DD69A6

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A copper-alloy silver washed radiate of Postumus dating to the period AD 260 - 269 (Reece Period 13). SECVRIT FELICITAS reverse type depicting Emperor standing right holding spear and globe. Mint of Lyon.

RIC V, pt.2, p.344, no.83.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05901

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing right holding spear and globe
Reverse inscription: SECVRIT FELICITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Newton on Trent (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8474
Four figure Latitude: 53.25636803
Four figure longitude: -0.74232729
1:25K map: SK8474
1:10K map: SK87SW
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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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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