WILT-5AE905: Roman coin: barbarous radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-5AE905

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy barbarous radiate, imitating Tetricus I, dating to Ad 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Uncertain reverse type, possibly imitating the PRINC IVVENT reverse of Tetricus II, with a central figure standing left, holding a short vertical object in their right hand (poosibly a branch) and a standard in their left.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

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: 0.7 g
Diameter: 12.9 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Claire Goodey
Identified by: Mrs Claire Goodey
Secondary identifier: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: W359/6056

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
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible or none

Reverse description: Standing figure facing left, standard in left hand and short vertical object in left.
Reverse inscription: illegible or none

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
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)
Parish or ward: Amesbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1641
Four figure Latitude: 51.16802277
Four figure longitude: -1.7725402
1:25K map: SU1641
1:10K map: SU14SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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