LEIC-5B4741: Roman copper alloy radiate, probably of Postumus, 286-93?

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-5B4741

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate, probably of Postumus, AD 286-93? (Reece Period 13). Reverse obscured.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 286
Date to: Circa AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.36 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Postumus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Right facing radiate bust

Reverse description: very worn

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Somerby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8012
Four figure Latitude: 52.69977524
Four figure longitude: -0.81757941
1:25K map: SK8012
1:10K map: SK81SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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