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COIN

Unique ID: BM-ABE056

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate copying uncertain late-3rd century AD ruler, dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Reverse type depicting uncertain standing female figure left, possibly Salus feeding a snake rising from an altar.

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
Weight: 0.77 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RH 16/0693

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 and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Uncertain standing female figure left, possibly Salus feeding a snake rising from an altar
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Godmanchester Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BM
Created: Thursday 16th March 2017
Updated: Thursday 16th March 2017

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