OXON-54BF23: Roman coin: Barbarous radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-54BF23

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

A worn copper alloy Roman barbarous radiate of an uncertain emperor, but possibly copying a coin of Tetricus I, dating to the period AD 275-285. Reece Period 14. Probably copying a PAX AVG reverse type.

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
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.358

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: VESVS [...]

Reverse description: Pax standing left with branch?

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Weston-on-the-Green (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5420
Four figure Latitude: 51.87596279
Four figure longitude: -1.21699687
1:25K map: SP5420
1:10K map: SP52SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 28 days ago

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