WMID-6DF9E8: Roman coin: Incomplete contemporary copy (barbarous) of a radiate of Uncertain Emperor

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Unique ID: WMID-6DF9E8

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

An incomplete contemporary copy (barbarous) of a radiate, of uncertain Emperor, but probably dating to the period AD 275 to AD 285 (Reece Period 14). Reverse type uncertain but depicts a standing figure, walking left, holding wreath in left hand. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 17.9 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th August 2014 - Thursday 21st August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Figure walking left, holding wreath in left
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: East Lavington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9414
Four figure Latitude: 50.91781619
Four figure longitude: -0.66413523
1:25K map: SU9414
1:10K map: SU91SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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