WREX-992BA3: Copper alloy barbarous radiate probably copying coin of Victorinus or Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-992BA3

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

A copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, probably copying a coin of Victorinus or Tetricus I, dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 14).
Obverse: [...], Radiate bust right.
Reverse: PA[...], Pax? Standing left

Length:14.1mm; width: 13.0mm; weight: 1.8g

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
Length: 14.1 mm
Width: 13 mm
Weight: 1.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th November 2017 - Wednesday 7th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham museum entry receipt 1257

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Pax? standing left
Reverse inscription: PA[...]

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: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
To be known as: Odiham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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