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COIN

Unique ID: SF-FBF391

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

An incomplete copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate (Barbarous radiate), possibly copying a coin of Tetricus I, dating to AD 271-274 (Reece Period 13). Reverse type unclear. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 271
Date to: Exactly AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.94 mm
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 16.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 081
Other reference: Finds reference SS15 086

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: Tetricus I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Unclear radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: [...]C[...](I)[...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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