DOR-C92DE8: Roman coin: barbarous radiate copying coin of Gallic Empire.

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-C92DE8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy barbarous radiate probably copying a coin of the Gallic Empire dating to AD 275-285 (Reece period 14) Very little detail surviving.
Date: Roman
Diameter: 19.06
Thickness: 1.57mm
Weight: 1.84g.

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: 1.57 mm
Weight: 1.84 g
Diameter: 19.06 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Piddletrenthide October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FRS 59

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unspecified ruler (contemporary copy)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate head, right, stylised.
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: No detail.
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddletrenthide (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7199
Four figure Latitude: 50.78983684
Four figure longitude: -2.41278403
1:25K map: SY7199
1:10K map: SY79NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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