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Unique ID: BERK-85A064

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy contemporary copy of a radiate (barbarous radiate) copying a coin of Tetricus I or possibly Victorinus. Dating to the period AD 275-285. Uncertain reverse type depicting female advancing right with palm.


PAS Form No.1975, No.8

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Exactly AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Michael Byard

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [....] CV [...]

Reverse description: Standing figure right holding a palm
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lyford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3994
Four figure Latitude: 51.64345412
Four figure longitude: -1.43778401
1:25K map: SU3994
1:10K map: SU39SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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