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Unique ID: BERK-7F4987

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy contemporary copy of a radiate, probably of Carausius and dating to the period AD c.286-293 (Reece period 14) No photograph


Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No. P235

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 286
Date to: Exactly AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.17 g
Diameter: 19.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
Secondary identifier: Mr Michael Byard

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: Carausius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust right (probably).
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3015
Four figure Latitude: 51.83281208
Four figure longitude: -1.56604031
1:25K map: SP3015
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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