NLM-805281: Roman coin: possibly a barbarous radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-805281

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. Minim; possibly a barbarous radiate; later Roman irregular issue of 275-285 on a worn small reddish flan.

Obverse description: possibly radiate head right. All other detail lost.

Diameter: 9.1mm, Weight: 0.25gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Exactly AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.25 g
Diameter: 9.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th December 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM48981

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: possibly radiate head right

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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