ESS-895C57: Roman coin: barbarous radiate

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Unique ID: ESS-895C57

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy barbarous Roman radiate of unknown issuer. Dating to the period c. AD 275-285. Reece period 14. No clear details remain on either obverse or reverse

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
Thickness: 2.77 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 10.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

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: Radiate (Barbarous)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Maldon (District)
Parish or ward: Great Totham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8509
Four figure Latitude: 51.74914446
Four figure longitude: 0.67860109
1:25K map: TL8509
1:10K map: TL80NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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