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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-1A4C01

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

Roman copper alloy radiate of unclear, probably Gallic, emperor dating to AD 260 to 275 (Reece period 13). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing female figure. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.61 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2018 - Saturday 31st March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19907

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 (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Minehead North (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS9746
Four figure Latitude: 51.20389432
Four figure longitude: -3.47571652
1:25K map: SS9746
1:10K map: SS94NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Inter-tidal

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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