OXON-BB048D: Roman coin: Barbarous radiate

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Unique ID: OXON-BB048D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper ally Roman barbarous radiate of Tetricus II (AD 271-274), dating to the period AD 275-285. Reece Period 14. The legends are nonsensical. The reverse depicts probably Pax standing left with a branch and ring-topped sceptre.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2019.246

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: DNTIVIII[...]

Reverse description: Female standing left with branch and ring-topped sceptre.
Reverse inscription: VSICI

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Deddington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4732
Four figure Latitude: 51.98447718
Four figure longitude: -1.31703607
1:25K map: SP4732
1:10K map: SP43SE
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: OXON
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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