DOR-8C191D: Roman coin: barbarous radiate copying a prototype of Gallienus

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-8C191D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy barbarous radiate copying a prototype of Gallienus and dating to AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Illegible reverse.
Date: Roman.
Diameter: 17.01 mm
Weight: 1.49 g
Die axis: 12

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: 1.49 g
Diameter: 17.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th June 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017519

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
Obverse description: Head, right, radiate, long neck with row of pellets at base.
Obverse inscription: Blundered lettering

Reverse description: Figure advancing left with branch.
Reverse inscription: Illegible blundered legend

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: 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: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Fifehead Magdalen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7821
Four figure Latitude: 50.9879762
Four figure longitude: -2.31481
1:25K map: ST7821
1:10K map: ST72SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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