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Unique ID: DOR-559817

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman Radiate, a Barbarous Radiate, dating to c. AD 275-85 (Reece Period 14), copying a SALVS AVGG issue of Tetricus I (AD 271-4). cf Normanby no. 1953. Dimensions: Diameter: 18.37mm, Weight: 1.92g.

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: 1.49 mm
Weight: 1.92 g
Diameter: 18.37 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Kelman
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017582

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)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP [ ... ] AVG

Reverse description: Salus standing left feeding snake at altar and holding rudder
Reverse inscription: Blundered SALVS AVGG: VLE VI...

Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Normanby : cf no. 1953

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9307
Four figure Latitude: 50.86246434
Four figure longitude: -2.10083098
1:25K map: ST9307
1:10K map: ST90NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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