SWYOR-2CF854: Roman Coin; radiate of an uncertain ruler

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Unique ID: SWYOR-2CF854

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman coin; a radiate of Uncertain Ruler dating from AD 260 - 275. Standing figure reverse type, legends illegible. The coin is 17.8mm diameter, 1.8mm thick and 2.2g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st December 2017 - Sunday 31st December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3131

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 (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: standing figure
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
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: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Beal (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5324
Four figure Latitude: 53.70974077
Four figure longitude: -1.1985203
1:25K map: SE5324
1:10K map: SE52SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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