SF-11C6F6: Roman coin: Barbarous radiate, copying uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-11C6F6

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

An incomplete copper-alloy Roman radiate of an uncertain ruler, dating to AD 260-275 (Reece Period 13). Unclear reverse type, depicting a standing figure. Uncertain mint. Extremely worn.

The coin has been pierced and subsequently broken through the perforation.

Evidence of reuse: Remains of hole for suspension

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 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 14.61 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: EKE 053
Other reference: Finds reference SS15 049

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 emperor)
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular

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: Eyke

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

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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