PAS-8C6EDE: Roman coin: Barbarous radiate copying uncertain 3rd-century ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-8C6EDE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A contemporary copy Roman copper-alloy 'barbarous' radiate copying uncertain 3rd-century ruler dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Uncertain reverse type depicting a figure probably advancing left. Mint uncertain.

The coin measures 7.8mm in diameter and weighs 0.55g

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
Length: 7.8 mm
Width: 7.6 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 0.55 g
Diameter: 7.8 mm

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Tour find MS12

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 (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure advancing left (probably)
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


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

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Audit data

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

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