SWYOR-E8926F: Roman coin: barbarous radiate

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Unique ID: SWYOR-E8926F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, copying a coin of uncertain Gallic Emperor, possibly Victorinus (AD 269-271) or Tetricus I (AD 271-274), dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Reverse type depicting Uncertain standing figure left holding globe(?) and vertical sceptre, possibly a PRINC IVVENT or similar type. Uncertain mint. The coin is rectangular in form and measures 11.6mm in length, 11.1mm in width, 1.5mm in thickness, and 1.01g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 11.6 mm
Width: 11.1 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.01 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3147

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: [...]

Reverse description: Uncertain standing figure left holding globe(?) and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: [...S?...]

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
Parish or ward: Conistone with Kilnsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9869
Four figure Latitude: 54.1168654
Four figure longitude: -2.0320907
1:25K map: SD9869
1:10K map: SD96NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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