PUBLIC-31D68D: Barbourous Radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-31D68D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy barbourous radiate, copying uncertain late-3rd century ruler, possibly Victorinus or Tetricus I, dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure left, possibly with vertical sceptre? Uncertain mint.

Dimensions: Thickness: 3.12mm Diameter: 16.16mm Weight: 2.83g

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
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
Thickness: 3.12 mm
Weight: 2.83 g
Diameter: 16.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Joe Rey
Identified by: Mr Joe Rey
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate and draped(?) bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]S P[...]

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure left, possibly with vertical sceptre?
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wrestlingworth and Cockayne Hatley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2647
Four figure Latitude: 52.10698624
Four figure longitude: -0.16162006
1:25K map: TL2647
1:10K map: TL24NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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