COIN

Unique ID: BH-BDB2C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy radiate of AD c. 260-c. 275; probably VIRTVS AVG reverse.

Dimensions: 17.1mm diameter, 1.6mm thick. Weight: 1.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/155 - 10

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: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (uncertain emperor) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.
Reverse description: Soldier, helmeted, standing right, holding vertical spear in right hand, left hand leaning on shield
Reverse inscription: [VI](R)[T](VS) [AV]G
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: radiate

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Hertfordshire
District: North Hertfordshire
To be known as: Baldock

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Saturday 29th October 2011
Updated: Saturday 29th October 2011

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