BUC-3784E5: Roman coin

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Unique ID: BUC-3784E5

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

A worn copper alloy radiate. Obv: Radiate bust facing right. Rev illegible


Thought to be a dispersed hoard 2006/T74 but discounted as the types of the 29 coins they were more likely to be loss from a settlement site

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.45 mm
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th February 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Mr Richard Abdy
Secondary identifier: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rasdiate bust facing right

Reverse description: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cold Brayfield

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: Sunday 21st January 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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