SOM-DC8780: Roman coin: barbarous radiate of unknown emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-DC8780

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy barbarous radiate of unknown emperor, dating to the period AD 275 to 285 (Reece Period 14). Unknown reverse type. Mint Uncertain.

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
Weight: 0.31 g
Diameter: 9.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Catherine Bishop
Identified by: Ms Catherine Bishop

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt no 17631

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: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: SA[...]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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