HESH-151DA5: Roman Coin: Probable barbarous radiate

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Unique ID: HESH-151DA5

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Roman Coin: an unidentified corroded, abraded and broken copper alloy radiate of Roman date c. AD 260 - 296, from the small size most probably Reece Period 14 (AD 275-296). The flan is also oval - and the reverse design slightly cartoon like possibly suggesting it is a barbarous radiate

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 11.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFD Entry Form No: HFDMG 2750

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate crowned and bearded cuirassed bust facing right

Reverse description: standing figure

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wellington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4947
Four figure Latitude: 52.118952
Four figure longitude: -2.746267
1:25K map: SO4947
1:10K map: SO44NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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