WMID-0830E6: Roman coin: Contemporary (barbarous) copy of a radiate of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-0830E6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy contemporary (barborous) copy of radiate, of uncertain emperor, but probably dating to the period AD 275 to AD 296 (Reece Period 14). Reverse type uncertain but depicts a soldier standing, facing left. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 15.4 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

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 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th November 2017 - Sunday 26th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate crown, bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Soldier standing facing left
Reverse inscription: [ ]AIT[ ]

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Slimbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7303
Four figure Latitude: 51.72506356
Four figure longitude: -2.3922955
1:25K map: SO7303
1:10K map: SO70SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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