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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-41B806

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy barbarous radiate imitating an issue of Victorinus (AD 268-271) probably dating to c. AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Immitating the SALVS AVG reverse type, depicting salus standing left holding a patera and feeding a snake rising from an altar. Struck on a distictly irregular flan with the left half of the reverse off-flan.

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: 1.44 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2017 - Tuesday 7th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019335

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: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Salus standing left holding a patera, feeding snake rising from altar
Reverse inscription: V[(...)]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
Parish or ward: Bawdrip (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3439
Four figure Latitude: 51.14644055
Four figure longitude: -2.94491234
1:25K map: ST3439
1:10K map: ST33NW
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

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