IOW-67138F: Roman Coin: Radiate of Postumus

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-67138F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An almost complete Roman base silver radiate of Postumus (AD 260-269), dating to the period c. AD 260-269 (Reece period 13). MONETA AVG reverse type depicting Moneta standing left holding scales and cornucopiae. Mint: Principal mint.

Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG; Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.

Reverse: MONETA AVG; Moneta standing left holding scales and cornucopiae.

Diameter: 21.0mm. Weight: 2.55g. DA=12:8.

As Cunetio no. 2413.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.55 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th December 2018 - Sunday 30th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-2-4

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Moneta standing left holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: MONETA AVG

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : no. 2413

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 4 days ago

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