BH-BDB2C5: Roman coin: radiate

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Unique ID: BH-BDB2C5

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

An incomplete copper-alloy radiate of AD c. 260-c. 275; probably VIRTVS AVG reverse.

Dimensions: 17.1mm diameter, 1.6mm thick. Weight: 1.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/155 - 10

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 (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Soldier, helmeted, standing right, holding vertical spear in right hand, left hand leaning on shield
Reverse inscription: [VI](R)[T](VS) [AV]G

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Baldock

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: Saturday 29th October 2011
Updated: Saturday 29th October 2011

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