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BH-C86069: Roman coin: radiate of an uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-C86069

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman radiate of an uncertain emperor dating to the period AD 260-296. Unclear reverse depicting a possible robed standing figure. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 15.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st November 2017 - Sunday 27th October 2019

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Radiate, Uncertain Ruler 260-296
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]VS[...]

Reverse description: Possible robed standing figure
Reverse inscription: [...]C[...]IT[...]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: [...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Little Hadham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4422
Four figure Latitude: 51.87798022
Four figure longitude: 0.09053945
1:25K map: TL4422
1:10K map: TL42SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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