PUBLIC-2B9D6D: Claudius II antoninianus 4.11.18

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-2B9D6D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A quite corroded Roman copper-alloy radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to the period AD 268-270 (Reece period 13). [A]NNONA AVG reverse type depicting Annona left with foot on prow, holding corn ears and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As Normanby no. 637; RIC V.1 no. 18.

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
Length: 21.1 mm
Width: 17.8 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 2.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Secondary identifier: 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: Annona standing left, foot on prow, holding corn ears and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [A]NNONA AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
RIC Identifier: RIC V Claudius Gothicus 18
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Normanby : no. 637

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

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: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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