PAS-8B87DD: Roman coin: Radiate of uncertain 3rd-century ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-8B87DD

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

A Roman copper-alloy radiate of uncertain ruler dating to the period c. AD 238 to 260 (Reece period 12). Uncertain reverse type depicting a figure standing left. Mint uncertain.

The coin measures 22.8 by 19.8 by 2.5mm and weighs 4.58g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 238
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.8 mm
Width: 19.8 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 4.58 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd April 2015 - Thursday 2nd April 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Tour find AP13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Radiate, Uncertain Ruler, 238-260 (Reece 12)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...](LL)[...]

Reverse description: Figure standing left
Reverse inscription: [...]S

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
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: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Middle Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4826
Four figure Latitude: 51.93045132
Four figure longitude: -1.30331237
1:25K map: SP4826
1:10K map: SP42NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers England Detecting Tours March 2015
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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