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Unique ID: WILT-777EBD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy barbarous Radiate, dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Imitating SALVS AVG(G) reverse type, depicting Salus standing left feeding a snake from a patera.

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: 1.54 g
Diameter: 18 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. 1174

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 right, bearded
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Salus standing left holding a patera and feeding a snake rising from an altar.
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
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: Shrewton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0544
Four figure Latitude: 51.19519836
Four figure longitude: -1.9298266
1:25K map: SU0544
1:10K map: SU04SE
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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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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