DOR-987974: Roman coin: radiate of the Gallic Empire

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Unique ID: DOR-987974

Object type certainty: Certain
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A radiate of the Gallic Empire dating to (Reece period 13). Uncertain emperor. The reverse type is possible PAX AVG (Pax standing with wreath and palm)
Date: Roman
Diameter: 17.34 mm
Weight: 1.50 g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.34 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017517

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 (uncertain emperor)
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust, right, radiate, bearded
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Pax standing holding wreath and palm (possibly)
Reverse inscription: [PAX] AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular

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: Codford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9841
Four figure Latitude: 51.16823946
Four figure longitude: -2.02998525
1:25K map: ST9841
1:10K map: ST94SE
Grid reference source: From 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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