YORYM-C982B2: Roman : Uncertain Object

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-C982B2

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, struck on a square flan, copying a coin of unclear probable Gallic Emperor, dating to the period c.AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Reverse type depicting a standing female figure left holding unclear objects in both hands, possibly Salus or Providentia. Unclear mint.

The object is 15.7mm long, 15.2mm wide, 2.2mm thick and weighs 1.8g.

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
Length: 15.7 mm
Width: 15.2 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 1.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05937

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)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Unclear bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing female figure left holding unclear objects in both hands, possibly Salus or Providentia
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
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: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Luttons (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9469
Four figure Latitude: 54.10830272
Four figure longitude: -0.56372564
1:25K map: SE9469
1:10K map: SE96NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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