WMID-54D012: Roman coin: Barbarous radiate of uncertain Emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-54D012

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy barbarous radiate dating to the period AD 275 to 285 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type depicting standing figure.

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 to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.13 mm
Width: 7.98 mm
Thickness: 1.13 mm
Weight: 0.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2013 - Sunday 31st March 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Standing figure?
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Cosgrove (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7943
Four figure Latitude: 52.0797323
Four figure longitude: -0.84862368
1:25K map: SP7943
1:10K map: SP74SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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