PUBLIC-CF1939: PUBLIC-CF1939

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-CF1939

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate copying a coin of uncertain late-3rd century AD ruler, dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Reverse type depicting Salus standing left holding vertical sceptre and feeding a snake rising from an altar. Uncertain mint.

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
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Neil Henry-Robertson
Identified by: Mr Neil Henry-Robertson
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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 (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Uncertain radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Salus standing left holding vertical sceptre and feeding a snake rising from an altar
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Mersham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0440
Four figure Latitude: 51.12295005
Four figure longitude: 0.91375412
1:25K map: TR0440
1:10K map: TR04SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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