Skip to main content

One of 371 silvered antoniniani mostly of the third century AD from the Cottenham hoard (1986), which contained over 5,000 coins. As part of an agreement made with the finders in 1987, the Department of Coins and Medals cleaned all the coins in exchange for the right to make a selection from the hoard. The remainder of the hoard has been listed and returned to the finders. It will be published by T. V. Buttrey and K. E. T. Butcher.The Central Empire, Valerian and Gallienus (AD 253-60), Rome, 2nd series: CM.469-1992

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

One of 371 silvered antoniniani mostly of the third century AD from the Cottenham hoard (1986), which contained over 5,000 coins. As part of an agreement made with the finders in 1987, the Department of Coins and Medals cleaned all the coins in exchange for the right to make a selection from the hoard. The remainder of the hoard has been listed and returned to the finders. It will be published by T. V. Buttrey and K. E. T. Butcher.The Central Empire, Valerian and Gallienus (AD 253-60), Rome, 2nd series

Maker(s)

Mint: Siscia
Ruler: Claudius II (AD 268-70)

Entities

Categories

Description

Claudius II (268-70), billon antoninianus, Siscia, Issue 1a, FELICITAS SAECVLI, 2.880g. Ex Cottenham hoard, 1986.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992-07-20) by Stripe, R. G. & Moore, M. J.

Dating

268 - 270

Components of the work

Object composed of billon Weight 2.88 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: FELICITAS SAECVLI
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.469-1992
Primary reference Number: 276483
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Friday 20 November 2020 Updated: Friday 10 September 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "One of 371 silvered antoniniani mostly of the third century AD from the Cottenham hoard (1986), which contained over 5,000 coins. As part of an agreement made with the finders in 1987, the Department of Coins and Medals cleaned all the coins in exchange for the right to make a selection from the hoard. The remainder of the hoard has been listed and returned to the finders. It will be published by T. V. Buttrey and K. E. T. Butcher.The Central Empire, Valerian and Gallienus (AD 253-60), Rome, 2nd series" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/276483 Accessed: 2024-02-22 13:31:44

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/276483 |title=One of 371 silvered antoniniani mostly of the third century AD from the Cottenham hoard (1986), which contained over 5,000 coins. As part of an agreement made with the finders in 1987, the Department of Coins and Medals cleaned all the coins in exchange for the right to make a selection from the hoard. The remainder of the hoard has been listed and returned to the finders. It will be published by T. V. Buttrey and K. E. T. Butcher.The Central Empire, Valerian and Gallienus (AD 253-60), Rome, 2nd series |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-02-22 13:31:44|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/api/v1/objects/object-276483

More objects and works of art you might like

Penny

Accession Number: CM.1666-2007

Denarius

Accession Number: CM.625-1992

Sampler

Accession Number: T.13-1928

Design for a fish bracelet

Accession Number: PD.26-2016

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...