SOM-8D9696: Roman coin: irregular (barbarous) radiate copying unclear emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-8D9696

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy irregular (barbarous) radiate copying unclear emperor, probably SALVS AVG reverse type (salus standing facing left resting right hand on anchor and with left hand feeding a snake rising from an altar), AD 275-285.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 285
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.7 mm
Width: 10.9 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.73 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th November 2011

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020880

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)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate and dra[ped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMII[...]

Reverse description: Salus standing facing left resting right hand on anchor and with left hand feeding [a snake rising from an altar].
Reverse inscription: [...]AIIIG

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: Friday 2nd December 2011
Updated: Monday 5th December 2011

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