SF-E9E1A8: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a radiate (Barbarous radiate).

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E9E1A8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate (Barbarous radiate), possibly copying a coin of Claudius II, dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Copying [VICTORIA AVG] reverse type depicting Victory advancing right holding wreath and palm across shoulder. Cf Normanby p. 204, no. 1810.

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: 1.95 mm
Weight: 0.76 g
Diameter: 13.04 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 and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]II VVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right holding wreath and palm across shoulder.
Reverse inscription: -

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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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