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Unique ID: FASAM-6FEB53

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Base silver radiate of Valerian I (AD 253-60), ORIENS AVGG, Sol advancing left raising hand and holding whip. Mint of Gaul. Cunetio p. 105, no. 708. The coin looks quite base, but as it was struck from base silver the copper content has patinated.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 253
Date to: Exactly AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 19.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2014 - Saturday 31st May 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valerian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Gallic mint
Obverse description: Radiate, (draped and cuirassed) right
Obverse inscription: [VALERIAN]VS.P.F.AVG

Reverse description: Sol advancing left, raising right hand and holding whip in left
Reverse inscription: ORIEN[S AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : p. 105, no. 708
  • RIC : V, pt 1 no. 12

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Haversham-cum-Little Linford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8244
Four figure Latitude: 52.08828534
Four figure longitude: -0.80461686
1:25K map: SP8244
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: FASAM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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