SUSS-09B5A1: Roman coin: Radiate probably a contemporary copy (barbarous radiate)

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-09B5A1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate, probably a contemporary copy (barbarous radiate) of unclear emperor and reverse type, AD 275-285.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Probably radiate head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure facing left, possibly right had holding spear and left resting on shield
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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