IOW-E2C2C3: IOW-E2C2C3 Roman Coin: Radiate of Uncertain Emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E2C2C3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy radiate of uncertain emperor dating to the period AD 260 to 275. Spes reverse type. Reece period 13.

Obverse: Radiate bust right; [...]
Reverse: Spes advancing left; [...]

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 260
Date to: Exactly AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 17.24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-4-142

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Spes advancing left
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Saturday 24th March 2012
Updated: Wednesday 25th April 2012

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