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Unique ID: SF-EA5AC4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn copper alloy Roman radiate, a barbarous copy of c.275-285 AD. Reverse: Blundered legend, Naked male figure, probably Mars, walking right with spear.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.39 g
Diameter: 16.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref. 13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

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: Uncertain radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: []P?[]V?[]

Reverse description: Naked male figure, probably Mars, walking right with spear
Reverse inscription: Blundered legend

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Battisford

Spatial coordinates

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

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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