DOR-7D74F6: Roman coin: barbarous radiate.

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-7D74F6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A barbarous radiate of uncertain emperor and reverse prototype dating to AD 275 - 285 (Reece period 14). A stylised radiate bust on the obverse and unclear detail on the reverse. The flan is thick and irregular in shape.
Date: Roman
Dimensions 16.78 mm x 17.14 mm x 3.63 mm
Weight: 3.15 g
Die axis: unclear

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
Width: 16.78 mm
Thickness: 3.63 mm
Weight: 3.15 g
Diameter: 17.14 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017588

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
Obverse description: Head. right, radiate
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Detail unclear
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Clifton Maybank (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5812
Four figure Latitude: 50.90593386
Four figure longitude: -2.59869842
1:25K map: ST5812
1:10K map: ST51SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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