BH-761B31: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a radiate of an uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-761B31

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate of an uncertain ruler dating to the period AD 260-296 (Reece Periods 13-14). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure facing right. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th March 2018 - Tuesday 13th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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 Ruler 260-296
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Standing figure right
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: [...]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Kelshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3237
Four figure Latitude: 52.01573301
Four figure longitude: -0.07792469
1:25K map: TL3237
1:10K map: TL33NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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