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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-594221

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper-alloy radiate, probably a contemporary copy of unclear emperor dating to the period AD 260 to 275 (Reece period 13). SPES AVG reverse depicting Spes walking left holding flower on right hand and lifting skirt with left. Unclear mint.

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
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16730

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 (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Spes walking left holding flower on right hand and lifting skirt with left
Reverse inscription: SPES [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy 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: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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