DUR-761811: Barbarous radiate

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Unique ID: DUR-761811

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy barbarous radiate dating to the period AD 275 to 285. The obverse depicts a crude radiate bust right with stylised lettering. The reverse is less clear but may depict a figure standing.

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.95 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 9.44 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lauren Proctor
Identified by: Miss Lauren Proctor

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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: Crude radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear figure standing
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Great Gidding (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1283
Four figure Latitude: 52.43351261
Four figure longitude: -0.35400567
1:25K map: TL1283
1:10K map: TL18SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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