ESS-0F3017: Roman coin: barbarous radiate copying a coin of Gallienus

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Unique ID: ESS-0F3017

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper-alloy 'barbarous radiate' copying a coin of Gallienus (AD 260 - 268) struck c. AD 275-285. Reece period 14. PAX AVG reverse type (probably). Mint unknown


Fidner notes this coin was found in immediate area of: ESS-0F3017, ESS-0F59F9, ESS-0F743F

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

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: Radiate (Barbarous)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: G [...] ENVS [...]

Reverse description: Figure standing with spear facing left
Reverse inscription: X? [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Maulden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0536
Four figure Latitude: 52.01250581
Four figure longitude: -0.47150054
1:25K map: TL0536
1:10K map: TL03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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