WILT-B6C9E5: Roman coin barbarous radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B6C9E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy barbarous radiate of Victorinus dating to AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Uncertain reverse type depicting figure standing left and looking right holding a spear or standard in left hand, possibly immitating FIDES MILITVM. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Exactly AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.58 g
Diameter: 16.19 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: W359 6026
Museum accession number: 17/1995

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 facing right.
Obverse inscription: [ ... ] VICTORINVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Figure standing left and looking right holding a standard or spear in the left hand.
Reverse inscription: Illegible.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Amesbury

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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