KENT-BA0191: Radiate KENT-BA0191

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-BA0191

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A corroded copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, probably copying Victorinus (AD 269-271), dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). [INVICTVS] reverse type depicting Sol running left raising right hand and holding whip. Cf. Normanby no. 1909.

Dimensions: Diameter 11.74mm, thickness1.84mm and weight 0.88g.

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: 1.84 mm
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 11.74 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Vikki Brereton
Identified by: Miss Vikki Brereton
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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 (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...AV?...]

Reverse description: Sol running left raising right hand and holding whip
Reverse inscription: [INVICTVS]

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: * -//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Normanby : cf. 1909

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Kingston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2051
Four figure Latitude: 51.21579719
Four figure longitude: 1.14876081
1:25K map: TR2051
1:10K map: TR25SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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