DUR-0F7678: Coin: Radiate of uncertain ruler

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Unique ID: DUR-0F7678

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy radiate of 3rd century date, possibly of Tetricus I. The coin is very worn and therefore, not further identifiable.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 250
Date to: Circa AD 280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.63 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th March 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Brampton and Longtown Rotary Club Rally 2012

Personal details

Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Miss Emma Morris

Other reference numbers

Other reference: No. 2

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: 3rd century radiate
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Carlisle (District)
Parish or ward: Hayton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY5159
Four figure Latitude: 54.92327
Four figure longitude: -2.76606
1:25K map: NY5159
1:10K map: NY55NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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