PUBLIC-30981E: Roman coin. Copper alloy barbarous radiate

Rights Holder: Lindsey Bedford
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-30981E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy barbarous radiate, dating to c. AD 275 - 285 (Reece Period 14). Crudely executed radiate head right and standing figure holding vertical spear or standard on reverse,

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: In a private collection, recorded for academic use


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: 0.5 g
Diameter: 12.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Lindsey Bedford
Identified by: Lindsey Bedford
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: MD253

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: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Unclear and crudely executed standing figure holding vertical spear or standard
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Boxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4370
Four figure Latitude: 51.42738205
Four figure longitude: -1.38290455
1:25K map: SU4370
1:10K map: SU47SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detector search
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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