KENT-FE3E71: Roman coin: barbarous radiatee

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-FE3E71

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

A heavily worn and abraded Roman copper-alloy barbarous radiate copying a coin of Tetricus I, (AD 271-274) dating to Ad 275-285 (Reece period 14). Uncertain prototype.

Measurements: 17.5mm diameter, 1.8mm thickness, 2.01g weight.

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: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.01 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas

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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

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: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Borden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8862
Four figure Latitude: 51.32602335
Four figure longitude: 0.69692841
1:25K map: TQ8862
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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