WILT-33C903: Silvered radiate

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Unique ID: WILT-33C903

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Tacitus (AD 275-276), dating to the period AD 275-276 (Reece period 14). AEQVITAS AVG reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopia. Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC V.1, p.334, no. 82.

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 276

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 18.73 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5144

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Tacitus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]C (M) CL T[...]

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]XX[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V.1 Cf. p.334, no. 82

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ogbourne St. George (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2076
Four figure Latitude: 51.48260445
Four figure longitude: -1.7133777
1:25K map: SU2076
1:10K map: SU27NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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