WMID-E77261: Roman coin: radiate of Divus Claudius

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Unique ID: WMID-E77261

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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Divus Claudius dating to AD 270 (Reece period 13). Reverse type depicting eagle standing facing right. Mint of Rome. Coin is extremely worn. Cunetio p. 141, no. 2314; and Normanby p. 186 no. 1115.

Overall dimensions: 25.3mm in diameter, 3.2mm in thickness and 8.6g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.2 mm
Weight: 8.6 g
Diameter: 25.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Divus Claudius (Official)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Eagle standing facing right.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : p. 141 no. 2314
  • Normanby : p. 186 no. 1115

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Salford Priors (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0650
Four figure Latitude: 52.14825502
Four figure longitude: -1.91372945
1:25K map: SP0650
1:10K map: SP05SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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