WMID-0A4E97: Roman coin: Radiate of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-0A4E97

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Gallienus (AD 253-268), sole reign, dating to the period c.AD 260-268 (Reece period 13). [...] CONS [...], Unclear quadruped (deer?) walking right. Mint of Rome. Possibly an irregular copy.

Diameter: 17.4 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.5 g

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: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
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: Gallienus (sole reign)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]NVS AVG

Reverse description: [...] CONS [...]
Reverse inscription: Unclear quadruped (deer?) walking right

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Eccleshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7632
Four figure Latitude: 52.88491771
Four figure longitude: -2.35810662
1:25K map: SJ7632
1:10K map: SJ73SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: About one month ago

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