SOM-8CEF16: Roman coin: Irregular (barbarous) radiate copying uncertain 3rd-century ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-8CEF16

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

The flan has a square shape with rounded corners.

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: 12.1 mm
Width: 11.1 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 12.1 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22377

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: Bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure advancing left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 1 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: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Curry Rivel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3824
Four figure Latitude: 51.01202309
Four figure longitude: -2.88515801
1:25K map: ST3824
1:10K map: ST32SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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