Radiate coin

Description
This radiate coin was probably part of the large Roman hoard discovered in Exeter in 1715. The coin was donated to the museum with the collection of local coins collected by the antiquarians Alexander Jenkins, and his grandson William Norton.
Accession Loan No.
N328
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
radiate coin
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
radiate; antoninianus
Dimensions
whole diameter 22 mm; whole TH 1 mm
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Date
260
Family Group

Material
silver
Collector / Excavator
Norton, William John Jenkins, Mr
Collection Site Name
Exeter 1715 hoard?
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon?
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Lyon
Issuer Person
Postumus
Inscription / Transcription
IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG; P M TR P COS II P P

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