BERK-68059C:

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-68059C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, probably copying a coin of Victorinus or Tetricus I, dating to the period c.AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Reverse type depicting a standing (female?) figure left. Unclear mint.

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
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 3.76 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 0008

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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate and draped(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: [...] P F A[VG]

Reverse description: Standing (female?) figure left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Lambourn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3377
Four figure Latitude: 51.49098914
Four figure longitude: -1.52608116
1:25K map: SU3377
1:10K map: SU37NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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