SOM-0FB2B8: Copper alloy (possibly barbarous) radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-0FB2B8

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy (possibly barbarous) radiate of unclear emperor probably dating to AD 260-275 (Reece period 13). Unclear reverse type and mint. About 15-20 per cent of the coin is missing.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 2975

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.16 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andrew Williams
Identified by: Mr Andrew Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019834

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, Uncertain Ruler 260-296
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate head or bust, facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Unclear
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Milborne Port (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6719
Four figure Latitude: 50.96946452
Four figure longitude: -2.47134117
1:25K map: ST6719
1:10K map: ST61NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 16 days ago

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