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Unique ID: BERK-637F0D

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A Roman incomplete copper alloy radiate of an unknown emperor, possibly Barbarous


Oxfordshire & West berkshire PAS Record Sheet No. 268

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.04 mm
Weight: 0.68 g

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: Miss Anni Byard

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right (incomplete)
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure holding a trident ?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Possibly

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: SP3115
Four figure Latitude: 51.83275768
Four figure longitude: -1.55152865
1:25K map: SP3115
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
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Updated: About one year ago

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