SWYOR-FAF601: Roman coin; barbarous radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-FAF601

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy Roman coin; a contemporary copy of a radiate (barbarous radiate) dating from AD 275 - 285 (Reece Period 14). The coin is incomplete. The reverse is illegible. The coin is 11.9mm diameter, 1.5mm thick and 0.8g.

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
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 11.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2990

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate and bearded bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]CIV[...]

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: North Cave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8931
Four figure Latitude: 53.76775197
Four figure longitude: -0.65123544
1:25K map: SE8931
1:10K map: SE83SE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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