WAW-7E5FA6: Roman coin: Contemporary copy of a radiate (Barbarous Radiate)

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-7E5FA6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A struck / hammered copper alloy contemporary copy (barbarous) of a radiate of uncertain emperor, but possibly Tetricus II (272 - 274 AD), with reverse type Pietas Augustor (sacrifical implements). The mint is uncertain but it was probably minted between 260 and 296 AD.

Diameter: 16.84mm
Thickness: 1.89mm
Weight: 2.1 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.89 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 16.84 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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 (Barbarous)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: radiate crown
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: sacrifical implements
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Inkberrow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0055
Four figure Latitude: 52.193239
Four figure longitude: -2.001418
1:25K map: SP0055
1:10K map: SP05NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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