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Unique ID: LVPL-4618EA

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

A copper alloy radiate, possibly of Postumus, AD260-269 . Reverse: []; worn. Obverse: []; radiate bust right, bearded.

Dimensions: 15mm in diameter, 1.3g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2016 - Sunday 14th August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate, bearded bust right.

Reverse description: Worn.

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Ribchester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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