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Unique ID: SF-BBAE27

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

A contemporary copy of a copper-alloy Roman radiate probably of Victorinus (AD 269-271), dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Copying [INVIC]T[VS] reverse type depicting Sol advancing left. Extremely worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 2.13 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 14.39 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 110

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)
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: [...](CT)[...]

Reverse description: Sol advancing left.
Reverse inscription: [INVIC]T[VS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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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