SWYOR-1438CB: Roman coin; an illegible radiate

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Unique ID: SWYOR-1438CB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman coin; an illegible radiate dating from AD 260 - 275, (Reece Period 13). Standing figure holding cornucopia on reverse. Mint unknown. It is 17.7mm diameter, 1.2mm thick and 1.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st October 2018 - Sunday 21st October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3269

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure left holding cornucopia
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Ludford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2289
Four figure Latitude: 53.38376396
Four figure longitude: -0.16722279
1:25K map: TF2289
1:10K map: TF28NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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