SOM-6ECAAD: Roman Coin: Radiate of unclear emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-6ECAAD

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

Roman copper alloy radiate, probably a contemporary copy (barbaroud radiate), of unclear emperor dating to AD 275 to 285 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type. Unclear mint.

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: 14.9 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2018 - Saturday 1st December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 019430

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddletrenthide (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7202
Four figure Latitude: 50.81686318
Four figure longitude: -2.39882735
1:25K map: ST7202
1:10K map: ST70SW
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

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

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