WMID-AF825B: Roman coin: Probable barbarous radiate, DIVVS CLAVDIVS

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-AF825B

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy barbarous radiate, of uncertain Emperor but probably dates to the period AD 275 to AD 285 (Reece Period 14). Probably DIVVS CLAVDIVS reverse type depicting an Eagle. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 10.3 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 1.1 g

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: 2.1 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 10.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2015 - Saturday 28th February 2015

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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Divus Claudius (Barbarous Radiate)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Probable Eagle, head right
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3602
Four figure Latitude: 51.71558011
Four figure longitude: -1.48031461
1:25K map: SP3602
1:10K map: SP30SE
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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