DOR-836665: 836665. Roman coin. Barbarous radiate.

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-836665

Object type certainty: Certain
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Barbarous radiate, probably copying a coin of Tetricus I. The obverse has a stylised radiate head facing right. On the reverse is a stylised figure - probably Pax.

Class: Radiate

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 269
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.59 g
Diameter: 18.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 19th August 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

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 (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Right facing, radiate. Stylised portrait
Obverse inscription: [---]AV[G]

Reverse description: Female figure standing left. Holding patera in left hand.
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Charlton Marshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8904
Four figure Latitude: 50.835424
Four figure longitude: -2.157575
1:25K map: ST8904
1:10K map: ST80SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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