BM-6AD3FB: Roman coin: radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-6AD3FB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to the period AD 268-270 (Reece period 14). FIDES EXERCI reverse type depicting Fides standing left, head turned right, holding standard and transverse sceptre. Mint of Rome. As Normanby no. 690.

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Coin identified from images kindly supplied by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 268
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG

Reverse description: Fides standing left, head turned right, holding standard and transverse sceptre.
Reverse inscription: FIDES EXERCI

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Normanby : no. 690

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Nuffield

Spatial coordinates


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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