LEIC-99D978: Roman copper alloy nummus of Postumus

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Unique ID: LEIC-99D978

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Roman copper alloy Radiate of Postumus dating to 267AD (Reece period 13), probably Trier mint.

Reverse type, SERAPI COMITI AVG, Serapis standing left, raising hand and holding sceptre. RSC 360a; Sear 10991.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 267
Date to: Exactly AD 267

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.13 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Right facing radiate bust
Obverse inscription: IMPCPOSTVMVSPFAVG

Reverse description: Serapis standing left, raising hand and holding sceptre
Reverse inscription: [SERAP]I COMITI AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Whissendine (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8112
Four figure Latitude: 52.69962678
Four figure longitude: -0.80278468
1:25K map: SK8112
1:10K map: SK81SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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