SF-B8B12A: Roman coin: Barbarous radiate copying an uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B8B12A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A contemporary copy of a copper-alloy Roman radiate (Barbarous radiate), copying a coin of an uncertain ruler, dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Reverse type unclear depicting standing figure holding vertical sceptre. Reverse design struck off centre.

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: 2.6 mm
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 16.62 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: Finders reference SS15 172

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)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: a series of crescents instead

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre.
Reverse inscription: a series of crescents instead

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

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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