SF-ABEF9A: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a radiate (Barbarous radiate),

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Unique ID: SF-ABEF9A

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate (Barbarous radiate), copying a coin of Tetricus I (AD 271-274), dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Copying [PAX AVG] reverse type depicting Pax holding vertical sceptre.

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: 1.55 g
Diameter: 16.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 11th September 2015

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: Birdbrook, Field 1, no. 33.

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: [...]RICVS P[...]

Reverse description: Pax holding vertical sceptre.
Reverse inscription: [PAX AVG]

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: Birdbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

No references cited so far.

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