LVPL-F7FB37: Roman radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F7FB37

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Quintillus (AD 270), probably a contemporary copy, dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type, possibly FIDES MILIT[VM] or FIDES EXERCI depicting a standing figure holding a standard in each hand? Uncertain mint.

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: 2 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016 - Tuesday 30th August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Standing figure (Fides?) holding a standard in each hand?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0483
Four figure Latitude: 52.43509134
Four figure longitude: -0.47163141
1:25K map: TL0483
1:10K map: TL08SW
What3Words: troll.cheat.secret
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: Thursday 12th October 2017
Updated: Friday 13th October 2017

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