SOM-8FCBFF: Copper alloy radiate or nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-8FCBFF

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate, probably barbarous, of unclear Emperor dating to AD 275 to 285. Unclear reverse type and mint.

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 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andrew Williams
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019834

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 head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Unclear
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

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: Chilthorne Domer (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5120
Four figure Latitude: 50.97731399
Four figure longitude: -2.69932435
1:25K map: ST5120
1:10K map: ST52SW
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: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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