SOM-8C1522: Roman coin: Irregular (barbarous) radiate copying uncertain 3rd-century ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-8C1522

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy barbarous radiate copying uncertain ruler dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Uncertain standing figure reverse type. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.8 mm
Width: 11.3 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.85 g
Diameter: 13.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 21984

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: Unclear radiate bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure standing holding branch/standard in right hand
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton CP

Spatial coordinates


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: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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