SUSS-BA2542: Roman coin; barbarous radiate, probably imitating Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-BA2542

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper-alloy barbarous radiate, dating c. 275-285. Reece period 14; local unofficial mintage. Reverse; female figure standing left, holding uncertain object in left hand. Probably copying an issue of Tetricus I.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
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: 1.93 mm
Weight: 1.52 g
Diameter: 12.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th August 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at SMDC Compton 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: none

Reverse description: female figure standing left, uncertain object in left hand
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
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: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Harting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7516
Four figure Latitude: 50.9385764
Four figure longitude: -0.93396046
1:25K map: SU7516
1:10K map: SU71NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while searching with a metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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