SOM-E01873: Roman coin: barbarous radiate of an unclear ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-E01873

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy irregular (barbarous) radiate of an unclear ruler dating to 275 to 285 (Reece period 14). SALVS AVG reverse type depicting Salus feeding a snake rising from an altar. Mint unclear.

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
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino
Identified by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt no. 19939

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: Illegible

Reverse description: Salus feeding a snake rising from an altar
Reverse inscription: [S]ALV[S AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Trudoxhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7444
Four figure Latitude: 51.19462243
Four figure longitude: -2.37346039
1:25K map: ST7444
1:10K map: ST74SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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