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COIN

Unique ID: SF-ACC424

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Salonina (AD 253-268), sole reign of Gallienus, dating to the period c.AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). VE[STA] reverse type depicting Vesta standing left, holding patera in right hand and long transverse sceptre in left hand. Mint of Rome. As Cunetio no. 996.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 268

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.06 mm
Weight: 3.01 g
Diameter: 20.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Salonina (sole reign of Gallienus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped, lunate bust right
Obverse inscription: SALONINA AVG

Reverse description: Vesta standing left, holding patera in right hand and long transverse sceptre in left hand
Reverse inscription: VE[STA]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : no. 996

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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