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Unique ID: DOR-41F3C6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A barbarous radiate of uncertain Emperor and reverse type dating to AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Indistinct detail on the reverse.
Date: Roman
Diameter: 14.59mm
Weight: 0.68g

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
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 14.59 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Kelman
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017830

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Crude radiate head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: No detail survivng
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Weymouth and Portland (District)
Parish or ward: Upwey and Broadwey (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6584
Four figure Latitude: 50.65461948
Four figure longitude: -2.4964736
1:25K map: SY6584
1:10K map: SY64NE
Grid reference source: From finder
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: DOR
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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