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Unique ID: SOM-56EEC3

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Roman copper alloy irregular (barbarous) radiate copying a coin of Tetricus II, probably combining a PAX and SALVS reverse (female figure standing holding a branch in each hand and with upright spear to right), 275-285 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 29th July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020845

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Female figure stranding facing, head turned to left, holding branch in each hand with upright spear to right
Reverse inscription: [...]VS A[...]
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

A resized image of Roman coin: irregulat (barbarous) radiate copying a coin of Tetricus II

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Somerset
District: Sedgemoor
To be known as: Chedzoy

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 12th October 2011
Updated: Tuesday 15th November 2011

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