WAW-F0D619: Roman coin: radiate of an unknown Emperor (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-F0D619

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

Roman coin: copper alloy probably barbarous radiate of an unknown Emperor (Reece period 14), dating to AD 275 to 290. Reverse type not visible but possibly Pax. Mint not visible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Exactly AD 290

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 15.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th April 2018 - Saturday 14th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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 (uncertain)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, cuirassed and wearing a radiate crown. Possibly has a beard.
Obverse inscription: [ ]VC[ ]

Reverse description: Standing figure holding a patera or wreath.
Reverse inscription: [ ] AVG

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wolferlow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6662
Four figure Latitude: 52.25511324
Four figure longitude: -2.49950528
1:25K map: SO6662
1:10K map: SO66SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 28 days ago
Updated: 28 days ago

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