PUBLIC-9F007B: Roman coin: barbarous radiate of an uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-9F007B

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

A copper alloy barbarous radiate dating to the period c AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Obverse type radiate head facing right inscribed [...]. Reverse type unclear inscribed [...].

Notes:

Identified by Dr Sam Moorhead

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

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 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 28th October 2017

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr David Calow
Identified by: Mr David Calow

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLE17 1245

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 head right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
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: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
To be known as: Flexford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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