SWYOR-34C8D5: Roman Coin: barbarous radiate probably

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Unique ID: SWYOR-34C8D5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman coin; probably a barbarous radiate dating from AD 275 - 285 (Reece Period 14). The reverse is illegible. The coin is 10mm in diameter, 1.3mm thick and weighs 0.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 10 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th September 2018 - Thursday 27th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Scriven
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3255

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 (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Crude radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: none

Reverse description: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Newbald (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9134
Four figure Latitude: 53.79436303
Four figure longitude: -0.62001834
1:25K map: SE9134
1:10K map: SE93SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: About one month ago

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