SUSS-56AF32: Roman Coin : Radiate

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Unique ID: SUSS-56AF32

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy barbarous radiate copying a coin of Tetricus I, SALVS AVGG, Salus at altar, holding rudder. c.f Cunetio no. 2990

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th July 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Salus standing left at altar and holding rudder
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

  • Cunetio : p. 163, c.f. no. 2990

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Near Chichester

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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