SF-1B3FCF: Roman coin; radiate (Barbarous Radiate), contemporary copy uncertain ruler.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-1B3FCF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate (Barbarous Radiate), copying a coin of an uncertain ruler, dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Possibly copying Spes advancing left holding hem of her dress.

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: 2.06 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 11.06 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st April 2017

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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)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate head right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Possibly copying Spes advancing left holding hem of her dress.
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
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: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Barham

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: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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