LVPL-2CB226: LVPL-2CB226

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Unique ID: LVPL-2CB226

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy barbarous radiate, from an unknown prototype, dating to c. AD 275-85 (Reece Period 14). Only traces of the radiate bust are visible.

Obverse: unclear radiate head right.

Reverse: worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 3.8 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

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: Unclear radiate head right.
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: West Lancashire (District)
To be known as: Newburgh

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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