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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-AD4496

Object type certainty: Certain
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A broken and incomplete Roman copper-alloy radiate dating to the period AD 260-275 (Reece Period 13). Unclear reverse type. Mint uncertain.

The coin has suffered two main losses at its circumference that come to a point. Around 15% of the original flan has been lost as a result.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 260
Date to: Exactly AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.2 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th July 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22372

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Indiscernible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
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: Somerton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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

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