WILT-639318: Barbarous Radiate

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Unique ID: WILT-639318

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy Barabrous Radiate, imitating Tetricus II, dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Imitating PAX AVG, depicing a female figure standing left holding a cornucopia in right hand, dividing insription as Pax's branch.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Exactly AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5368; Finder's ref. 1266

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: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: femal figure standing left, holding cornucopia in right hand
Reverse inscription: [...]X V[...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: - -//-
Status: Regular
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: Chilmark (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9634
Four figure Latitude: 51.10528443
Four figure longitude: -2.05851037
1:25K map: ST9634
1:10K map: ST93SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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