ESS-E5E245: ESS-E5E245 Roman Coin: Barbarous radiate, copying Postumus

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-E5E245

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin: Contemporary copy of a radiate (barbarous) probably copying a coin of Postumus. Dating 275-285AD, Reece period 14. Reverse type unclear. Die axis possibly 2 o'clock. Diameter 19.56mm, thickness 1.40mm, weight 1.62 grams.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.62 g
Diameter: 19.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th September 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: 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: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Right facing bust

Reverse description: Unlcear figure

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: Arkesden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4735
Four figure Latitude: 51.993997
Four figure longitude: 0.13964
1:25K map: TL4735
1:10K map: TL43NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Updated: 8 years ago

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