WILT-3F45A1: Aurelian radiate

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Unique ID: WILT-3F45A1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Aurelian, dating to the period AD 270-275 (Reece period 13). Uncertain reverse type depicting a standing figure facing left holding transverse spear. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 270
Date to: Exactly AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.92 g
Diameter: 18.86 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5066

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: Aurelian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [...] P AVRELIA[N...]

Reverse description: Standing figure facing left, drapery on right arm and transverse spear going from right to left.
Reverse inscription: [...] A [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: West Tisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9128
Four figure Latitude: 51.05127417
Four figure longitude: -2.1297745
1:25K map: ST9128
1:10K map: ST92NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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