IOW-3C1397: Roman Coin: Roman Coin: Barbarous Radiate (copying an uncertain emperor)

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Unique ID: IOW-3C1397

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete Roman copper-alloy radiate (possibly barbarous) of an uncertain emperor dating to the period c. AD 260-285 (Reece period 13 or 14).

Obverse: [...]; Radiate bust right

Reverse: [...]; Uncertain figure

Diameter: 14.7mm. Weight: 0.84g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 14.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th November 2014 - Sunday 30th November 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2015-1-10

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: […]

Reverse description: Uncertain figure
Reverse inscription: […]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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