KENT-17D802: Barbarous Radiate in the name of Claudius II

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Unique ID: KENT-17D802

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A highly worn and corroded copper-alloy probable contemporay copy of a Roman radiate (Barabarous Radiate) in the name of Claudius II (AD268 - 270) dating to the period AD 275-285 ( Reece Period 14). FELICITAS AVG or FELICITAS SAECVLI, reverse type depicting Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae. As prototype Cunetio 2271

Measurements: 11.49mm in diameter, 1.52mm thick and 0.63g in weight

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
Thickness: 1.52 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 11.49 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C]LAVD[IVS CAES AVG]

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left with caduceus and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: FELICITAS [___]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: St. Margaret's At Cliffe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3546
Four figure Latitude: 51.16494411
Four figure longitude: 1.35989081
1:25K map: TR3546
1:10K map: TR34NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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