SF-C5957B: Roman coin: barbarous radiate.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-C5957B

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, copying a coin of an uncertain ruler, dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Reverse type unclear, depicting a standing figure.

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: 2.18 mm
Weight: 2.21 g
Diameter: 18.24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: Steeple Bumpstead, Field A, no. 171.

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate head right.
Obverse inscription: [...]ONCCO AE [...] (inverted letters)

Reverse description: Standing figure right.
Reverse inscription: [...]D[...]IMP (inverted letters)

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Steeple Bumpstead

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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