BERK-98FF2E: Roman coin: Barbarous radiate of Tetricus II

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-98FF2E

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

A complete but worn copper alloy Roman radiate, possibly a contemporary copy (barbarous radiate) of Tetricus II (AD 272-274), dating to the period AD 275-285. Reece Period 14. Unclear reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2016.781

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
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: Mixbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6131
Four figure Latitude: 51.9741296
Four figure longitude: -1.11338083
1:25K map: SP6131
1:10K map: SP63SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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