NLM-C9D1E7: Roman Coin: Radiate, possibly Barbarous

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-C9D1E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. Possibly a barbarous radiate; if so, issue of 275-285, Reece period 14

Obverse description: radiate bust cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: CPIV[--]

Reverse description: Figure in tunic walking left holding object resembling a short sword, and holding a trefoil branch

Reverse inscription: S[--]

Diameter: 17.9mm, Weight: 2.53gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Exactly AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.53 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41175

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: radiate bust cuirassed right.
Obverse inscription: CPIV[--]

Reverse description: Figure in tunic walking left holding object resembling a short sword, and holding a trefoil branch
Reverse inscription: S[--]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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