WILT-A40034: Roman copper alloy barbarous radiate

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Unique ID: WILT-A40034

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy barbarous Radiate probably of Tetricus II, probably dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Possibly imitating the ANNONA AVG reverse type of Gallienus, depicting a female figure standing left, holding a rudder in her left hand and probably corn ears in her right. uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.19 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHS 2018-13

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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust of Tetricus II right
Obverse inscription: [...]S P AV[...]

Reverse description: Central female figure, probably Annona, standing left with rudder and probable corn ears
Reverse inscription: [...]A[...]

Die axis measurement: 7 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: Enford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1352
Four figure Latitude: 51.26700861
Four figure longitude: -1.81505211
1:25K map: SU1352
1:10K map: SU15SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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