SWYOR-C924D8: Roman Coin; uncertain Gallic radiate

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Unique ID: SWYOR-C924D8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman coin; a Gallic Empire radiate of uncertain ruler dating from AD 260 - 275 (Reece Period 13). Standing figure reverse. The coin has corrosion concretion on the surface. It is 17.4mm diameter, 1.9mm thick, 1.6g.

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: 1.9 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 24th October 2018 - Wednesday 24th 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 3298; finder's reference 211

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: Radiate bearded bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Boroughbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4066
Four figure Latitude: 54.08836237
Four figure longitude: -1.38998669
1:25K map: SE4066
1:10K map: SE46NW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 16 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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