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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-1BA203

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Divus Nigrinian (AD 283-285), probably the son of Carinus, dating to the period c.AD 284-285 (Reece Period 14). CONSECRATIO reverse type depicting an Eagle standing facing, head left. Mint of Rome. As RIC V.2, p.203, no. 472.

Coins of Nigrinian are very rare in Britain, with just one example noted in the Gloucester hoard. This is the first verified example recorded through the PAS.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 284
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.77 g
Diameter: 22 mm

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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: Nigrinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: DIVO NIGRINIANO

Reverse description: Eagle standing facing, head left
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//KAA
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V.2 p.203, no. 472

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Wandsworth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Queenstown (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2977
Four figure Latitude: 51.4772595
Four figure longitude: -0.14384913
1:25K map: TQ2977
1:10K map: TQ27NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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