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COIN

Unique ID: SF-F69DA7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate (Barbarous radiate), copying a coin of an uncertain ruler, dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Copying an unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure.

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: 1.56 mm
Weight: 0.79 g
Diameter: 14.76 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 3rd March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: MS-LC Lidgate 2017, no. 3.

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Divus Claudius (Barbarous Radiate)
Obverse description: Radiate unclear bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure.
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lidgate

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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