WMID-89412B: Roman coin: Contemporary copy of a radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-89412B

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

An incomplete copper alloy contemporary copy of a radiate, of uncertain Emperor but dating to the period AD 275 to AD 285 (Reece Period 14). Reverse type uncertain but possibly depicts a standing figure.

Diameter: 8.5 mm
Thickness: 1.0 mm
Weight: 0.2 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: 1 mm
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 8.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2016 - Sunday 2nd October 2016

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: Incomplete

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 crown right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Possible standing figure
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Pilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0084
Four figure Latitude: 52.4448239
Four figure longitude: -0.53014923
1:25K map: TL0084
1:10K map: TL08SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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