LVPL-5AA7E3: Roman radiate

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Unique ID: LVPL-5AA7E3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy radiate, probably a barbarous radiate copying Tetricus I (AD 271-4), dating to c. AD 275-85 (Reece Period 14), unclear reverse, but possibly Spes advancing left.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st November 2017 - Friday 1st December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [ ](ICVS AVG)

Reverse description: Possibly Spes advancing left
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Rushton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5763
Four figure Latitude: 53.16237573
Four figure longitude: -2.64459117
1:25K map: SJ5763
1:10K map: SJ56SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: LVPL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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