COIN

Unique ID: SOM-8D9696

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Roman copper alloy irregular (barbarous) radiate copying unclear emperor, probably SALVS AVG reverse type (salus standing facing left resting right hand on anchor and with left hand feeding a snake rising from an altar), AD 275-285.

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

Length: 13.7 mm
Width: 10.9 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.73 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th November 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 020880

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 and dra[ped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMII[...]
Reverse description: Salus standing facing left resting right hand on anchor and with left hand feeding [a snake rising from an altar].
Reverse inscription: [...]AIIIG
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: irregular (barbarous) radiate copying unclear emperor

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
To be known as: Alvediston

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]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Friday 2nd December 2011
Updated: Monday 5th December 2011

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