NMS-3F6C58: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a radiate of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: NMS-3F6C58

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman contemporary copy of a radiate of uncertain ruler, possibly Gallienus, dating to the period c. AD 275 - 285 (Reece Period 14). Uncertain reverse type depicting figure, possibly Mars, standing left. Uncertain mint.

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: 3 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 31st August 2017 - Thursday 15th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 62271
Other reference: IND15022018JS

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure, possibly Mars, standing left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Sporle with Palgrave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8312
Four figure Latitude: 52.67479713
Four figure longitude: 0.70530822
1:25K map: TF8312
1:10K map: TF81SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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