WILT-7D7E68: Roman coin: barbarous radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-7D7E68

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman barbarous radiate, probably dating to AD 275-285. Uncertain reverse type, depicting a female figure with transverse sceptre. The coin is unusually thick and may have been cast.

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: 2.9 mm
Weight: 3.16 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5341

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
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 right
Obverse inscription: none

Reverse description: Female figure standing left with transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Near Broughton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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