SF-E6B201: Roman coin: contemporaru copy of a radiate (Barbarous radiate)

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E6B201

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

A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate (Barbarous radiate), copying a coin of Tetricus II (AD 272-274), dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Copying [INVICTV]S AV[G] reverse type depicting Sol running left raising right hand and holding whip in left hand.

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: 2.17 mm
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 17.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th June 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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 draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP IRCIICII P V C I V II

Reverse description: Sol running left raising right hand and holding whip in left hand.
Reverse inscription: [INVICTV]S AV[G]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Roudham and Larling

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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