OXON-B157B8: Roman coin: Radiate of Gallienus

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-B157B8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete but worn silver washed copper alloy radiate of Gallienus (joint reign, AD 253-60), dating to 257-8 (Reece Period 12), VICT GERMANICA. Mint of Gaul (possibly Cologne). Cunetio, p. 105, no. 722

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 257
Date to: Circa AD 258

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 20.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2019.057

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gallienus (Joint reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Gallic mint
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory standing right on globe between two bound and seated captives; Victory holds wreath and trophy
Reverse inscription: [VICT GER]MA[NI]C[A]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Great Shefford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3975
Four figure Latitude: 51.4726262
Four figure longitude: -1.43988537
1:25K map: SU3975
1:10K map: SU37NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 8 days ago
Updated: 8 days ago

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