CORN-22F9C6: radiate of Victorinus (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-22F9C6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy radiate of Victorinus (AD 269-271), Reece period 13, INVICTVS reverse type depicting Sol running left with right hand raised and holding whip in left hand; cloak flies out behind shaped like Sol 3c, with star to left, mint of Cologne.

Cf. Cunetio p.149, pl.31, no.2545; RIC Vol.V (ii) p.396, pl.XIV, fig.13, no.114 (David Holman pers comm)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 269
Date to: Exactly AD 271

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2018 - Monday 29th October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Mr David Holman

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: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Cologne
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: radiate bearded bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C VICTORINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol running left with right hand raised and holding whip in left hand; cloak flies out behind in an 'R' shape with a star to the left of the figure
Reverse inscription: INVICTVS *l

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : no.2545
  • RIC : V, Part II no.114

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cubert (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW7859
Four figure Latitude: 50.38887347
Four figure longitude: -5.12446958
1:25K map: SW7859
1:10K map: SW79SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 13 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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