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Unique ID: WILT-0A68AC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy radiate, probably barbarous, imitating an issue of Claudius II, dating to AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). PROVID(ENT) AVG reverse type, depicting providentia standing left with long vertical sceptre and baton.

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: 1.93 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5374

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Providentia standing left with vertical sceptre and baton
Reverse inscription: [PROVID(ENT) A]V[G]

Die axis measurement: 7 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: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Downton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1924
Four figure Latitude: 51.01506765
Four figure longitude: -1.73052216
1:25K map: SU1924
1:10K map: SU12SE
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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Updated: 2 months ago

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