KENT-894B4E: barbarous radiate

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Unique ID: KENT-894B4E

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A heavily worn and abraded copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, uncertain prototype, probably dating to the period c.AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Illegible, reverse type depicting female figure Salus(?) advancing left?

Measurements: 19.2mm in diameter, 2.60mm thick and 2.75g in weight.

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: 2.6 mm
Weight: 2.75 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Female? figure advancing left?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Ringwould (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3547
Four figure Latitude: 51.17392062
Four figure longitude: 1.36054382
1:25K map: TR3547
1:10K map: TR34NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 25 days ago
Updated: 25 days ago

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