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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-BA1557

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A base silver antoninianus of Diva Mariniana (wife of Valerian I), c.AD 253-260 (Reece period 12).

Obverse: DIVAE MARINIANAE, Veiled and draped bust right, crescent below.

Reverse: CONSECRATIO, A peacock flying right carrying the Empress who is seated left with her right arm outstretched, left hand holding a transverse sceptre.

Mint of Rome.

As Cunetio no. 643

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.53 g
Diameter: 19.44 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Ted Pratt
Identified by: Mr Ted Pratt

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: Mariniana
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Veiled and draped bust right, crescent below.
Obverse inscription: DIVAE MARINIANAE

Reverse description: A peacock flying right carrying the Empress who is seated left with her right arm outstretched, left hand holding a transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : no. 643

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Beck Row

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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