HESH-53FFC5: Roman coin: radiate

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Unique ID: HESH-53FFC5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Bronze radiate of unknown emperor. Much worn and inscription lost


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 15.6 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: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate crowned head right
Obverse inscription: Lost

Reverse description: Standing figure?
Reverse inscription: Lost

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

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)
To be known as: Weston Under Penyard

Spatial coordinates

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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