HESH-4ACBB7: Roman Coin: Copper alloy radiate or barbarous radiate 260-296 AD

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Unique ID: HESH-4ACBB7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy heavily worn and abraded radiate or barbarous radiate 260-296 AD


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 260
Date to: AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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 (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate crowned head, facing right, with very large nose
Obverse inscription: Lost

Reverse description: Standing figure, head left
Reverse inscription: Lost

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston under Penyard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6423
Four figure Latitude: 51.904368
Four figure longitude: -2.524674
1:25K map: SO6423
1:10K map: SO62SW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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