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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-C06381

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Tacitus (AD 275-276), dating to the period AD 275-276 (Reece Period 14). SALVS AVG reverse type depicting Salus standing left holding sceptre and feeding snake rising from altar. Mint of Rome. RIC V.1, no. 93; Gloucester cf. no. 695.

Notes:

Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No: P707

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 276

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.12 g
Diameter: 21.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

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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: Tacitus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M CL TACITVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Salus standing left holding sceptre and feeding snake rising from altar
Reverse inscription: SALV[S] AVG

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC V Tacitus 93
Reverse mint mark: -//XXIΔ
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V.1 no. 93

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: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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