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Unique ID: BERK-AA2F13

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman Barbarous Radiate, dating to the period AD 275-285. Reece Period 13. Copying a coin of Tetricus I (AD 271 - 274).


Bucks PAS Record Sheet No 103

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.9 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th April 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Wicken,Northants

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Michael Byard

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)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: ?

Reverse description: Crude figure running arms outstretched with strange "head" on a long neck
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7538
Four figure Latitude: 52.03534293
Four figure longitude: -0.90807721
1:25K map: SP7538
1:10K map: SP73NE
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

No references cited so far.

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