FAJN-5E2F17: Roman coin: radiate of Claudius II

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COIN

Unique ID: FAJN-5E2F17

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Claudius II (AD 268-270), dating to AD 268-270 (Reece period 14). PM TRP II COS P P reverse type depicting the Emperor standing left, holding branch in right hand and baton in left hand. Mint of Rome. As Normanby no. 603; Cunetio no. 1933.

The coin was struck on an oval flan.

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 mm
Width: 17 mm
Weight: 3.83 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr. John Naylor
Identified by: Dr. John Naylor
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: [...]P C CLAVDIVS AV[G]

Reverse description: Emperor holding branch in right hand and baton in left
Reverse inscription: P M [...] COS P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Claudius Gothicus 10
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V Gothicus 10
  • Cunetio : 1933
  • Normanby : no. 603

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Berinsfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5797
Four figure Latitude: 51.66889227
Four figure longitude: -1.17719097
1:25K map: SU5797
1:10K map: SU59NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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