BH-A12F87: Roman coin: Late 3rd century (possibly Barbarous) Radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-A12F87

Object type certainty: Certain
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A heavily worn and encrusted copper-alloy (possibly Barbarous) Radiate of late 3rd century AD date. Measures 16.1mm in diameter, 1.2mm thick and weighs 2.24g.

Class: Radiate

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 2.24 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th October 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 07/37 - 73

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 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate head/bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Unclear.
Reverse inscription: No lettering visible.

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: North Hertfordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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