SOM-886B0A: Roman coin: radiate of an unclear emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-886B0A

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper-alloy radiate of an unclear emperor dating to AD 260 to 275 (Reece period 13). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 1.73 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Nonn Bound
Identified by: Mrs Nonn Bound
Secondary identifier: Ms Catherine Bishop

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017633

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 (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Head facing right wearing radiate crown
Obverse inscription: unclear

Reverse description: unclear
Reverse inscription: unclear

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Mere (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8332
Four figure Latitude: 51.08705966
Four figure longitude: -2.24409498
1:25K map: ST8332
1:10K map: ST83SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

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

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