ASHM-7475F8: Roman coin; barbarous radiate of a ruler of the Gallic Empire

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COIN

Unique ID: ASHM-7475F8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very small, copper-alloy contemporary copy (barbarous radiate) of a ruler of the Gallic Empire, dating to the period AD 275-285.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum

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
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 9.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Friday 31st December 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Alison Pollard
Identified by: Dr Alison Pollard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD387

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unspecified ruler (contemporary copy)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head, right.
Obverse inscription: IT

Reverse description: Stick-like figure, standing left, holding branch or baton aloft in right hand.
Reverse inscription: (retrograde)CA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -/-//-
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Childrey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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